[SATLUG] Root Password - Help Please!!!!

Cheryl Holmes cherylholmes72 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 09:16:46 CDT 2010


I don't know the sudo commands but I do know to use sudo.  Luckily we were
able to resolve everything yesterday with launchpad's help.  They gave us a
simple download which took care of it.

Thanks for responding Jesse!
C

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 8:43 AM, Jesse C <jc78244 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry if I'd missed the original point, but can't you run "sudo su -" then
> enter your user password if your user is a sudoer in order to gain all the
> privileges of root without the trouble of a root password?
> -Jesse C
>
> On Sep 29, 2010 11:40 AM, "Cheryl Holmes" <cherylholmes72 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Thank you very much Craig but since Ubuntu doesn't require a root password
> I'm not going to do this because I would mess this up even worse. (chuckle)
>
> Cheryl
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 11:08 AM, c P <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > Tried hitting "enter" wit...
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When you have so little in life, there's nothing as precious as the
unselfish, undying love, devotion and companionship of  blessed little
angels we call our pets....(in memory and deepest love, Hillary, June 2008;
Misty Nov. 2007; Maxi, July 2004; Sheba, May 2000).


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