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Old 04-06-2008, 08:15 AM   #1
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installing problem in ubuntu, plz take a look


ok i tried to install softwares, partimage and vlc in ubuntu 7.10 after unzipping it and then i did ./ configure and then make and make install ofcourse after entering into that file thru cd. but then it is giving me error msg, something like access is denied. so i thought i must have to be root to perform that but in ubuntu their is no option of being root so know what. i tried su -m and then typed my user account password and it said authentication failed......... plz help me..............

i also recieved this error

* [install-sbinPROGRAMS] Error 1
make[4]: Leaving directory ../home/sahil/partimage-0.6.5/src/client’
make[3]: *** [install-am] Error 2
make[3]: Leaving directory ../home/sahil/partimage-0.6.5/src/client’
make[2]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory ../home/sahil/partimage-0.6.5/src/client’
make[1]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory ../home/sahil/partimage-0.6.5/src’
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
 
Old 04-06-2008, 08:19 AM   #2
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To run something with "root" privileges in Ubuntu, the default is to use sudo.

If you want to enable the root account, just enter "sudo passwd root". At the prompt, enter your current password then the new password for the root account.
 
Old 04-06-2008, 08:31 AM   #3
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hey

don expect to change something overnight. although first of all i am really thankful for effort but yet i have to say that.... i am a great supporter of linux and open source, but just don praise something just to praise. every thing has its ups and downs and ofcourse linux is no diff, and if people (specially supporting linux) don thing so then i am sorry linux will be doomed....

i am trying to learn linux and to get out of windows and i appreciate ur efforts but yes don expect some drastic changes overnight


and yet again thanx for ur efforts...........
 
Old 04-06-2008, 08:35 AM   #4
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don expect to change something overnight. although first of all i am really thankful for effort but yet i have to say that.... i am a great supporter of linux and open source, but just don praise something just to praise.
Hmmmmmm........What does this have to do with the above questions and answers????
 
Old 04-06-2008, 08:50 AM   #5
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This how to may help.

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/partimage
 
Old 04-06-2008, 09:19 AM   #6
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t is not possible to rescue everyone who is caught in the Windows quicksand--Make sure you are on solid ground before trying.


that was related to this line of urs in ur ans and nothing else............

hey thanx for ur buddy could u also teach me how to make files executable in linux


i know some chmod +x<filename> thing but if i do (as i tryin to learn perl in ubuntu) some programming in command line (as shown in some online tutorials ) how should i make that executable.... when should i use that chmod thing before or after writting code or when the hell.

plzzzz help me
 
  


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