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Old 01-03-2011, 04:02 PM   #1
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Privileges are required to change gconf system values

Hi there,

im on ubuntu, and i was trying to change the settings under System->preference->network proxy

When i click apply system wide, it asks me for my root password wich i provide and then it asks me for this other password, with this message:
Privileges are required to change gconf system values. What is this? is there a way around it?

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Old 01-04-2011, 08:47 AM   #2
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Normally, ubuntu does not have a root password.
So try giving your password at the first prompt.


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