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Old 06-12-2008, 07:07 PM   #1
Gelatinouscolours
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Need superuser privilage


Can't add/remove apps, tried doing a 'dpkg --configure -' in the terminal but it says I require the superuser privilage which I don't have.

Using Ubuntu 2.22.1 if that's of any necessity at all.

Would be great if I could have some help (again!) or be pointed to where I could be in the possibility of attaining it. x.x

Thanks,
-Gel
 
Old 06-12-2008, 07:20 PM   #2
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For commands that need to run as root, precede the commands with "sudo ". The first user is a member of the "wheel" group and has permission to run root commands using sudo.

I'm sure that Ubuntu comes with some documentation that covers this. You might want to scan through it.
 
  


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