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Old 09-15-2009, 05:14 PM   #1
aturner
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how do you authorize of installation of flash on ubuntu


I've been trying to install flash player on ubuntu but it asks for authorization i asked my dad and he just said research it!
 
Old 09-15-2009, 05:43 PM   #2
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it is asking for your sudo user password. the primary user on the computer is sudo. so
if I am the sudo user the main guy that loaded the system. that is the user login password.
if you logged out and then logged in what password would you use. that is sudo user login password is what it wants.
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Sudo
`sudo`, or `super user do` (officially , The sudo command provides logging for individual commands run and some cases it has completely supplanted the root logon for administrative tasks, most notably in Ubuntu Linux and Apple's Mac OS X. sudo was originally written by Bob Coggeshall and Cliff Spencer around 1980 at the Department of Computer Science at SUNY/Buffalo. The current version is maintained by OpenBSD developer Todd C Miller and distri...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudo
good luck

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