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3kravinarayan
December 31st, 2007, 02:17 PM
i was doing sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras when i got the do 'dpkg --configure -a' message, when i try to enter this in the terminal i find that it says requested command needs super user permission. how do i proceed to get super user permission in terminal?

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OffHand
December 31st, 2007, 02:18 PM
i was doing sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras when i got the do 'dpkg --configure -a' message, when i try to enter this in the terminal i find that it says requested command needs super user permission. how do i proceed to get super user permission in terminal?

:confused:

put sudo in front of that command

3kravinarayan
December 31st, 2007, 02:23 PM
MANY many thanks mate happy new year