View Full Version : [ubuntu] password problems

October 27th, 2008, 08:18 AM
hae am having trouble installing ma softs on ubuntu on command line while using the sudo command in admin mode,when i enter the correct password, i get this message....Authentication failure,pls help

October 27th, 2008, 08:20 AM
have you set a root password or do you only use "sudo"?

October 27th, 2008, 08:21 AM
if you have not set a root password and sudo is not working you may need to boot using "init=/bin/bash" and set a root password.