cannot add users and synaptic won't run
When I try to run synaptic package manager, nothing happens. When I try to run Users and groups nothing happens.
It does not ask for root or access password.
Re: cannot add users and synaptic won't run
Apparently there is a common problem with "sudo" in 8.04 that stems from the fact that the hostname is misconfigured. To see if that's the problem, type:
The second line should read something like this:
Now, run this:
This will output whatever name you gave the computer during installation. It should match the second column of the output of the previous command. If it doesn't, there's your problem.
If they do match, already, try running another root operation, e.g.:
and report any error messages you receive.
sudo apt-get update