Sam Tygier samtygier at yahoo.co.uk
Fri May 20 16:47:12 UTC 2005

Frank McCormick wrote:
> Just installed apt-watch on the panel --- it downloaded 60 megs of
> upgrades...but then when I tried to get it to run synaptic, it refused
> the root password ( I don't have a root account). Is this a bug or am I
> missing something ?
> Cheers

ubuntu uses sudo rather than a root account. you need to put in your normal password.
see http://www.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/RootSudo


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