kyral at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 1 04:46:31 UTC 2006
Oh, and a bit of advice
Don't be afraid to break it! Seriously, when people ask how the heck I
know so much, I reply "Because I broke my system and had to fix it" ;P
~ Chris "Kyral" Peterman
Associate Member of the Free Software Foundation
On Tue, 28 Feb 2006 23:33:41 -0500
"Carthik Sharma" <carthik at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/28/06, Paul Antuar <rautnap at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> > hi, I'm brand new to Ubuntu having just installed it
> > on an 'old' Celeron 1000 with 196Mb memory. Struck a
> > problem almost straight away. The update(?) icon on
> > the top launch bar tells me there's 50 updates to
> > download but then asks for my root (?) password which
> > I dutifully type in and then it tells me that it's the
> > wrong password? When I open a console prompt and type
> > su or sudo the password I give it is the same one!?
> > Any ideas?
> Not the root password, sudo, and the graphical counterpart, gksudo,
> use the user's password. The default user (you) has admin privileges.
> try using your password this time :)
> > Paul
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