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Old 12-21-2009, 03:55 PM   #1
nanoprobe II
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DCLinux and updates


I run distributed computing on several desktops and I'm planning on setting up a farm using this flavor on Linux on bootable USB drives. I installed it on one of my crunchers to learn the ropes and I'm having an issue with updates. It needs a password to run the updates but I get an error message that says password not recognized. I know the password I'm entering is correct. Is there a real need for all the updates and if there is how do I get around this issue?
DCLinux is based on Ubuntu 8.10 and comes with BOINC and Firefox as part of the installation.
 
Old 12-23-2009, 03:40 AM   #2
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try to use that command:
Code:
sudo apt-get upgrade
if your password does not work, try this:
Code:
sudo ls
If that does not work, then your password is definitively incorrect and you should reset it.
 
  


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