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Old 01-23-2013, 11:49 AM   #1
locdoc
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Package Manager


I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.10 and installed package manager from the
librairy. When I bring it up a box appears stating "starting without
admin privileges". Tried removing and reinstalling no luck. Any
ideas.









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Old 01-23-2013, 12:19 PM   #2
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Hi, if it's the synaptic you're talking about, you could start that from the console like this:

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sudo synaptic
where you provide your password - if you're int he admin group that should wokr...usually you are...

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Old 01-24-2013, 11:46 AM   #3
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Thank You,

It worked perfect.
 
Old 01-25-2013, 09:57 AM   #4
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