How to change admin user for GUI?

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Thu Nov 8 21:29:00 UTC 2012

On 11/07/2012 10:27 AM, Josef Wolf wrote:
> Thanks for all the answers. Unfortunately, no solution yet. :-(
> To keep the thead compact, I summarize my answer in a single mail instead of
> answering every post in a separate mail,
> Liam Proven wrote:
>> In the end, after some Googling and no clear answers, I just
>> reformatted & reinstalled.
> Liam, this is the windows way to solve a problem :-)
> For about 20 years, the big plus for linux was that it was possible to fix
> problems without reinstalling. Too bad that Ubuntu is on the way to adopt bad
> windows behavior :-((

Back in the day I could install Linux from floppies, too. Sorry, it's 
far far more complex today. So, unless you can get intimate with several 
tens of thousands of files, just a fresh install becomes the best 
option. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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