Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 11-19-2007, 06:28 PM   #16
Registered: Nov 2007
Location: Georgia, USA
Distribution: FreeBSD
Posts: 274

Rep: Reputation: 31

Glad it worked out for you!

For future reference, apparently 'su' doesn't work without specifying a user (which defaults then to root) because Ubuntu locks root down. Sorry, that was something I was not privy to.

Good luck!
Old 11-19-2007, 06:34 PM   #17
LQ Newbie
Registered: Nov 2007
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 28

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thanks! I'm determined to get ubuntu set up before the nights over! I'm tired of using Vista...once I figure out how to set up my monitors, I plan on getting beryl! Can't wait! Thanks again to everyone who helped!


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nvidia Problem: can't install nvidia driver for FC6 Chuong Linux - Software 7 10-30-2006 04:43 AM
NVidia Driver Install damoncf Debian 6 01-06-2005 11:13 PM
Nvidia Driver Install - rivafb driver conflicts rjcmi Debian 5 10-10-2004 11:58 PM
Nvidia Driver Install?! 3r4t!k Linux - Newbie 6 04-18-2004 07:10 PM
nvidia driver wont install (suse 8.2_ftp install) splintah Linux - Newbie 1 10-06-2003 03:03 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:06 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration