Ubuntu dapper drake question (running ubuntu-6.06-desktop)
satimis at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 21 10:42:55 UTC 2006
> Ah, the root terminal... You just discovered the Ubuntu policy of not
> doing administrative task as root user, but to use sudo in a user
> instead. On the liveCD no user password is required for using sudo,
> but on
> the final installed version it is required.
On running "su -" it popup
I have no way to create/add root password on user's terminal. IIRC on
5.10 Live CD there was an item on the drop-menu to add root password.
OR there was a root terminal there. But I could not discover it on
> About setting up an internet connection, this is done in the System
> Administration -> Networking menu, provided that the interface is
> available there. For example, the wireless interface wlan0: highlight
> and select Properties to enable the interface, pick the essid of
> and use DHCP or a static setup; then activate the interface and
> select it
> as default gateway. A wired eth0 interface would require less setup.
I found it and have been looking around on it. The network card also
detected. My problem is my ISP only supply dynamic IP. I was at a
> For fiddling around with pppoe in a terminal use sudo, see above.
I'm used to running pppoe-setup/config which is simpler to me.
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