Fwd: Re: [Wolves] Question 1st, Rant 2nd

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Sat Jun 17 10:12:51 BST 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 07:07 +0100, Peter Cannon wrote:
> > Subject: Re: [Wolves] Question 1st, Rant 2nd
> > Date: Thursday 15 June 2006 22:36
> > From: Adam Sweet <drinky76 at yahoo.com>
> > To: Wolverhampton Linux User Group <wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk>
> >
> > System > About Ubuntu. I was going to tell you to cat
> > /etc/ubuntu_version or something similar but I only
> > have an /etc/debian_version which says
> > testing/unstable.
> >
> >To upgrade, run the following command:
> > gksudo update-manager -d
> May sound dim but I edited the sources.list apart from the title (Which may 
> not matter) then did sudo apt-get -dist-upgrade as the sources.list is still 
> titled Breezy it threw me for a bit, so whats this gksudo? thats a new one on 
> me.

gksudo is just the graphical version of sudo for gnome. It's so you can
run stuff as root like you do with sudo in a terminal, but instead of
typing your password in the terminal you get a graphical pop up window
to type it in.


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