[Wolves] VM Ware / Ubuntu Help

James Dalley j.dalley at hotmail.co.uk
Thu Dec 14 12:48:50 GMT 2006

> Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 12:17:39 +0000> From: davmor2 at gmail.com> To: wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk> Subject: Re: [Wolves] VM Ware / Ubuntu Help> > On 14/12/06, James Dalley <j.dalley at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:> >> >> > Hi All,> >> > I've got Ubuntu running as a virtual machine with VMware player so as i> > have a copy i cannot do any damage with when i'm messing around, but when i> > type 'su' it asks me for my password which i enter, then it returns a cannot> > authenticate message. If i enter su then the command on the same line it> > says 'unknown id:<command>' but if i type the command on its own it will run> > but with lesser options. I'm not that competent, so am i missing something?> > Also i have 99% filled the virtual disk which is only 3Gb, is there any way> > i can increase this, maybe by getting the server version?> >> Try sudo "command" rather than su> > > -- > Seek That Thy Might Know> 
Cheers thats worked, whats the diff by the way?
Plus any thoughts on increasing a virtual disks size?
Nice one,
James D
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