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applecheeks 04-10-2011 08:29 PM

kongoni gnu/linux login as administrator help
 
i need to be an administrator to update my computer. i know the password but i can not find out where to login. please help

chrism01 04-11-2011 08:05 PM

Normally you'd login at the GUI with your normal non-admin user, then either select the Add/Remove Programs (or equiv) menu option, which should ask for the root (admin) user passwd,OR you can open a cmd line term aka xterm and try

Code:

su -
NB: note the '-' there, then give the root passwd when asked.

HTH


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