fmccormick at videotron.ca
Fri May 20 19:14:26 UTC 2005
On Fri, 20 May 2005 13:33:50 -0400
Michael Beattie <mtbeedee at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > ubuntu uses sudo rather than a root account. you need to put in
> > > your normal password. see http://www.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/RootSudo
> > >
> > Yes, that's what I did - but it said failure..or something along
> > those
> > lines. This is apparently because I don't have a root account.
> > Strange that there would be an applet that requires you to have a
> > root account ?? By the way...I am still running Warty.
> You dont need a root account... the password it wants is your user
That's what I gave it - and it told me failure. Dennis K says
apt-watch is not integrated into Ubuntu so I'd have to enable a root
account. I think I'll just upgrade to Hoary and use its notifier.
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