Do as the normal user Code: gconftool-2 -recursive-unset /apps/gksu rm -r /.gconf/apps/gksu then try again Last edited by Plue; April 25th, 2011 at 03:45.
After that, your regular login password should work fine for administrative tasks Last edited by Plue; April 25th, 2011 at 03:17.By admin, I meant super user.Type your new password for the username and then press enter.User Name, remember Me?Posted on, september 25, 2007 by ruchi 87 Comments, sponsored Link, if you forgot you password for your ubuntu system you can recover using the following steps.Also, I tried to boot the recovery mode and drop to root shell.TheIndependentAquarius, 05:24 PM # 10 prushik Member Registered: Mar 2009 Location: Pennsylvania Distribution: Lubuntu, BetterLinux Posts: 370 Rep:": Originally Posted by Soadyheid Hmm.And then it asks me to type in the password for the super user.M/293 there are 10 kinds of people in this world: Those who understand ternary, those who don't, and those who confuse it with binary.Soadyheid, 06:32 AM # 9 TheIndependentAquarius Senior Member Registered: Dec 2008 Posts: 4,680 Blog Entries: 29": Originally Posted by Soadyheid Debian distros; Ubuntu, Mint, etc, use "sudo" where you have to confirm the sudo command with your own (user) password.
If you can't figure out how to use these and other tools like the passwd command to enable the ability to log straight in as root, you probably shouldn't be logged in as root.
Sudo is the ubuntu way., 05:19 AM # 8 Soadyheid Senior Member Registered: Aug 2010 Location: Near Edinburgh, Scotland Distribution: Cinnamon Mint.3 and.2 at present.
Make sure you set your root password with "sudo passwd root" if you want to do that.Well, as for the options given, it's something like.Sync /if necessary # reboot -f /command to reboot the system, method #2 (Advance after rebooting our system, hold on to first option.e.Org tomcat 7 64 bit installer Forums Linux Forums Linux - Software All times are GMT -5.Sudo any command to run as root.So then I typed in the command "passwd my username" but.Originally Posted by Plue run gksu-properties and set the authentication mode to sudo instead.Adv Reply « Previous Thread Next Thread » Bookmarks Bookmarks Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct All times are GMT.If you have forgotten your, ubuntu.04.10 password, then here is a way to reset or recover superuser password, provided you have physical access to reboot the system.Member, registered: May 2010, location: India, posts: 79, rep:": Originally Posted by resetreset, i can't believe this - it's not letting me in as root!Sudo does temporarily make you "root but you're still logged in as your normal user.Type in passwd username, set your password.The time now is 09:59.It's just not perfect.