Tom H tomh0665 at
Mon Jun 9 18:06:38 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 1:34 PM, Vinny Ray <Vinny at> wrote:
> Thank you. I will assume you are "no trolling" as well.
> I am not trying to change anything. I am trying to find out how Ubuntu
> works.
> On 06/09/2014 05:59 AM, Tom H wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 8:58 PM, Vinny Ray <Vinny at> wrote:
>>> I right click on computer and select properties. On the permissions tab
>>> it
>>> says I cant make any changes because I am not the owner. So I am just
>>> wondering who owns my computer?
>>> You do not have permission, no administrator rights, unauthorised access
>>> etc.... is why I deleted windows off of my system.
>>> How can I fix this?
>>> I also see that I need to type in my password every time I install
>>> something..
>>> Surely Linux has a fix for these problems?
>> I'll assume that you're no trolling...
>> It's normal that you don't have write access to anything outside of
>> your user directory. Any OS that doesn't enforece this isn't worth
>> using.
>> What are you trying to do? Why do you need to change the computer
>> properties?
>> The first user created on an Ubuntu box has admin rights. What admin
>> tasks is it being prevented from performing?

1) Don't top post.

2) You don't understand what trolling means. My first reaction when I
saw your post was "this idiot's posting here to start a flame war" but
I chose to ignore that initial feeling and answer you.


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