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mjhouska
February 6th, 2010, 01:24 AM
can login to 9.10 but cant use SU. password works every where else such as as synaptic please help. i can back up to windows partition so no prob if i have to reinstall

mjhouska
February 6th, 2010, 01:26 AM
problem is confirmed. no SU access

lisati
February 6th, 2010, 01:28 AM
Have a look here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo

mjhouska
February 6th, 2010, 01:40 AM
Thanks i fixed it by runing sudo passwd then retyping the passwd. found it in another article. dont know what went wrong before though i guess file corruption.

mjhouska
February 6th, 2010, 01:51 AM
ok will try disabling root and see if sudo still works. been using my user password the whole time. hold on

mjhouska
February 6th, 2010, 01:53 AM
ok we're good

mjhouska
February 6th, 2010, 02:02 AM
I came back to linux from a long hiatus. I probably should review my
Linux admin books concerning user acounts.