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May 5, 2011 3:59:53 PM

What is the password for Ubuntu server 11.04. I wanted a light version of Ubuntu so i installed Ubuntu server than icewm for the GUI. icewm works fine, but cant use synaptic package manager, I type in my password but it keeps saying incorrect password, when i install programs via terminal my password works.

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May 7, 2011 3:36:35 AM

shafe88 said:
What is the password for Ubuntu server 11.04. I wanted a light version of Ubuntu so i installed Ubuntu server than icewm for the GUI. icewm works fine, but cant use synaptic package manager, I type in my password but it keeps saying incorrect password, when i install programs via terminal my password works.


  1. sudo passwd root


learn apt-get commands (just search on it)

For example:
  1. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install aptitude

then just type in
  1. sudo aptitude
and see how it works.
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