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Thread: Prompt for Administrative password

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2008

    Prompt for Administrative password

    Every time I start the root terminal for the first time it dosen't start. Only the "Starting Administrative Application" appears on the Panel, and stays for about 10sec, after it disappears. The next time I start it works perfectly and prompting for the password.

    Is there a workaround for this problem?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Central Coast, California

    Re: Prompt for Administrative password

    What about if you just run:
    sudo -s
    I do not use Ubuntu any more, nor have I ever used Gnome. Therefore, I tend to give advice that is distro- and DE-agnostic, which, while perhaps not the easiest way, will allow you to move freely between machines.

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