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Old 10-19-2011, 04:06 AM
Stephen Allen
 
Default Bug#645723: The password

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 02:48:04PM -0700, Jimmy Li wrote:
> This dialog box happens for any application that asks for the root
> password (not gksudo). I don't know what caused it, so I can't do
> anything about it.

I have a similar if not the same issue. Attempting to run Synaptic
from the menu, it asks for the root password using 'su'. I haven't ever
used 'su' on this system but 'sudo' as it not 'su' was installed via the
installer.

It works with sudo called from the a term though. Is this the same in your case?


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