Can't Find a Supervisor

Leif Gregory ldgregory69 at
Fri May 16 18:04:33 UTC 2008

On Fri, 16 May 2008 12:51:39 -0500
Joseph <ubuntu at> wrote:

> dpkg: requested operation requires superuser privilege
> ragweed at ragweed-den:~$
> Ok, I thought I was the supervisor for this machine.  How do I run it
> as supervisor?  Why should I have to run it as supervisor?  I've
> installed things before and didn't have to do it as a supervisor.

Uhmmmm. Superuser, not supervisor. try putting 'su' before the command.
e.g. su dpkg --configure -a

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