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That way, it's fast and easy and no typos are introduced. sudo visudo add: username ALL=(ALL) ALL under the user privelages section then press ctrl+o to save and ctrl+x to exit Last edited by kixome; June 27th, 2009 at 09:20 AM. Did Malcolm X say that Islam has shown him that a blanket indictment of all white people is wrong? FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC Agenda Forum Governance Forum Staff Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct Forum Check This Out

I am guessing this is some sort of permission issue related to xrdp usage but being a newbie to Linux, I have no idea what it is. Please don't fill out this field. Beans 221 Re: Failed to run /usr/sbin/synaptic as user root. I saw I had new updates, and clicked the icon to install them...

Installing sysbench on redhat 7 - 404 not found How can I convince players not to offload a seemingly useless weapon? The solution was "sudo chown myname:myname ~/.Xauthority" Can you help with this problem? SourceForge About Site Status @sfnet_ops Powered by Apache Alluraâ„¢ Find and Develop Software Create a Project Software Directory Top Downloaded Projects Community Blog @sourceforge Resources Help Site Documentation Support Request © Sabian Purnama (s4b1an) said on 2011-10-18: #10 No, i can run gksu xclock I can upgrade to ubuntu 11.10 too through Alt+F2 update-manager -d (not through the left window shortcut app

P.S It just a guess. Question information Language: English Edit question Status: Solved For: Ubuntu gksu Edit question Assignee: No assignee Edit question Solved by: Sabian Purnama Solved: 2011-10-20 Last query: 2011-10-20 Last reply: 2011-10-17 Related All Rights Reserved. How do I prevent flight in a cyberpunk future?

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So, it seems /usr/bin/su-to-root assumes the calling user has root privileges and does not authenticate...which seems to represent a valid assumption in Debian. Beans 221 Re: Failed to run /usr/sbin/synaptic as user root. Meanwhile I will go with @Ashot Martirosyan's approach. –abc Jan 23 '11 at 7:37 are you sure that su is not working ? Ask a question Edit question Subscribers Subscribe Subscribe someone else • Take the tour • Read the guide © 2004-2016 CanonicalLtd. • Terms of use • Contact Launchpad Support •

and then enter echo 'abc ALL=(ALL) ALL' >> /etc/sudoers or su -c 'echo "abc ALL=(ALL) ALL" >> /etc/sudoers' –user36582 Jan 23 '11 at 7:27 1 su [username] allows you to Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation New to Ubuntu Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group. Please click the link in the confirmation email to activate your subscription.

I sure got a rush--- thanks a ton. his comment is here Any suggestions for a new writer? I get the note below: Failed to run /usr/sbin/synaptic as user root. Adv Reply June 27th, 2009 #10 GnrPersia View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu Join Date Jun 2009 Beans 23 Re: Failed to run /usr/sbin/synaptic as

Shutting down the Pi safely without SSH or a monitor? so far everything was fine until today after updating something and messing around with "gksudo" commands restarted my comp and now I get this problem when I want to run synaptic This incident will be reported. http://chatflow.net/failed-to/failed-to-add-entry-no-such-object-at-usr-sbin-smbldap-useradd.html If the answer is (1), I don't have a clue how to fix it and would be super thankful for your help.

actually the command is just Code: sudo synaptic if you need to edit your sudoers list you do it with this command: Code: sudo visudo you can read more about that and I messed up it seems. [email protected] (mikeocaiside) said on 2008-05-17: #2 No it is 8.04 on my hard drive hec2 (hec2) said on 2008-05-17: #3 How do I load AVG antivirus & PC-TOOLS firewall or simular

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Chuck (chux-industryinet) said on 2009-10-24: #7 Thanks zvacet, that solved my question. many thanks Adel Last edited by GnrPersia; June 27th, 2009 at 12:53 PM. I just switched from WIN-XP PRO to ubuntu 8.04 I am running a home built computer w/2 GIGS of ram. http://chatflow.net/failed-to/failed-to-create-a-new-user-structure-nt-status-no-such-user.html Why is ammonium a weak acid if ammonia is a weak base?

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