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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding Administrator As Root!!

    Now output groups gives me:

    <mysusername> dialout sudo

    which really isn't what I wanted but at leas i can install software again. As you guys mentioned root should be its own entity as a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding Administrator As Root!!

    Wow, talk about growing pains. Thank you so much, the last post fixed the issue perfectly.

    I rebooted in recovery mode and ran the command:

    mount -o remount,rw /

    and added user using...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding Administrator As Root!!

    the output for groups is:

    <myusername> dialout
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding Administrator As Root!!

    the output for groups is:

    <myusername> dialout

    No idea what this means as I've never encountered this problem. Thank you so much!!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding Administrator As Root!!

    Again, yes haqking, you're absolutely right. For example, I just tried installing Synaptic Package Manager in the Ubuntu Software Center, and I am being prompted for:

    Password for root:

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding Administrator As Root!!

    Yes, i did that sh228, thanks for the reply, but it's still nt working. I then proceeded to hold down shift in order to add my username as a root user, still no luck.

    I see the login as:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding Administrator As Root!!

    I really appreciate the quick response sh228, and I understand completely and have no wish to do it because I was using sudo with no problems when doing simple installs and now I'm being asked for...
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    [ubuntu] Adding Administrator As Root!!

    Hello Everyone,

    Please tell me i'm not going crazy. It used to be that after a fresh ubuntu install, in order to create a root user, or better yet add the current administrator as a root...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Grub Rescue Error After Upgrade From 10.10 Maverick To 12.04.1..

    In addition, I'm confident, and I maybe wrong that this is a result of a broken Grub/boot. If it is, what command do I use to list my current partition scheme? I'm pretty sure it's:

    sudo mount...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Grub Rescue Error After Upgrade From 10.10 Maverick To 12.04.1..

    Thank you for the reply grahammechanical,

    Yes you're right and this was my hunch, and this is why I put the 32 bit disc instead. But, surely there's gotta be a way to install 32 bit 12.04.1...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Grub Rescue Error After Upgrade From 10.10 Maverick To 12.04.1..

    Hello Ubuntu Collective,

    Please help, I now booted from a DVD that is ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS I386 the other one that I booted from originally was Ubuntu 12.04.1 AMD64, but now I am being given a...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Grub Rescue Error After Upgrade From 10.10 Maverick To 12.04.1..

    Thank you so much for the reply Dino99, all i did was upgrade my system which had Windows 7 professional on one partition and Ubuntu 10.10 maverick 2.6.35-32 generic pae on another partition. Before...
  13. [ubuntu] Grub Rescue Error After Upgrade From 10.10 Maverick To 12.04.1..

    Hello Ubuntu Collective,

    After completing an update of 10.10 Maverick on a Dell Latitude E6510 laptop that has Windows 7 Professional and on a partition and Ubuntu 10.10 on another partition...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Uninstalling Ubuntu From MacBook!

    Hello Conundrumx,

    When I boot up with my mac and use disk Utility, I see:

    disk03


    Mount Point: Not Mounted
    MS-Dos(FAT
    Capacity 30GB
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    [ubuntu] Re: Uninstalling Ubuntu From MacBook!

    Thank you so much srs5694,

    I deleted all of the Linux partitions and now booted into OSX, but did not see the 30GB of free space that was created as a result of deleting those partitions. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Uninstalling Ubuntu From MacBook!

    Hello Handy,

    I can't thank you enough for you reply. I ran:


    sudo fdisk -land I got this as a result while booted in the Live CD as you suggested:

    u
    buntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l
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    [ubuntu] Re: Uninstalling Ubuntu From MacBook!

    Hello Everyone,

    Is there anyone that can help me with this? I see the Linux Partitions when I launch Disk Utility while booted inside Mac OSX, I just want to know if it is safe to delete the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Will Not Launch!

    Hello all,

    Thank you so much for everyone's help. I finally figured it out, or at least fixed the issue.
    The issue was a result of my symbolic link not being set properly. In changing it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Will Not Launch!

    Hello ubuntu collective,

    I guess this is water under the bridge then, I really didn't want to do a reinstall, but it seems in this respect I have no luck in finding someone that has had this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Will Not Launch!

    Hello drs305,

    I'm not a fan either, after all this is how you learn. When I type:

    sudo apt-get upgrade

    I get:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Will Not Launch!

    Thanks so much drs305,

    Running:

    sudo apt-get install --reinstall gconf2

    reinstalled it back to:

    /var/lib/dpkg/info/
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Will Not Launch!

    Again,

    the file "Desktop" is showing itself but I am not able to access it, however when I run:



    I get this:


    alternatives available-old diversions info parts ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Will Not Launch!

    Hello drs305,

    Yes, indeed, I know thats what I'm suppose to do, the problem is this is the error that I am getting:

    Before running Nautilus, please create the following folder, or set...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Will Not Launch!

    Hello drs305,

    I can't thank you enough for your continued help.


    These are the errors that I am now getting when I try doing the updates.

    E:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Will Not Launch!

    No, no luck unfortunately, copied the commands exactly as you told me to do so. Now, the problem seems to be how to revert the file back to:

    /var/lib/dpkg/info/

    I can't seem to find the file!...
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