Jaunty Update Manager is broken

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 18:09:05 UTC 2009

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Shannon McMackin wrote:
> On 06/09/2009 11:05 AM, Karl Larsen wrote:
> 	I woke up this morning with Update Manager almost but not quite fully
> functional. I could not get it to d/l the updates so I opened a terminal
> and used update and upgrade and got the updates.
> 	Update Manager will not quit, work or nothing. I am going to use the
> update Manager to delete this but it refused. It said use the synastic
> package manager but now THAT will not come up even after giving it the
> root password!
> 	So I am going to leave Jaunty for good. It is really broken BAD!
> 73 Karl
> Yesterday, Update Manager worked fine for me and Synaptic has always 
> worked on Jaunty for me.

> I recall you posting that your password is very complex, is there a 
> chance that maybe you typed in the wrong password?  Also, on my Jaunty, 
> I only have 1 password and it's the same as my user account and root 
> authorization.  Did you enable the root account password?

	No. I have never got Update Manager to the point it requests my normal
Ubuntu password. I have not turned on root.

73 Karl

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