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    gnome problems


    i recently got the ubuntu 606 live cd which crashed 3 times i went to the alternate cd whih halted at 17% of selecting and inbstalling software. so what i did was a server install then i installed x-windowsystem then gnome. but when i logged on to the desaktop most of the applications in the system/adminstration menu were no there no synaptic what can i do to fix this

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    Open a terminal and use apt-get to install what you need. Read the man page for more details.
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    gnome problems

    i cant use apt-get i try and it asks for password whic i give it says password is invalid yet i can log on with the password

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    Quote Originally Posted by unisol1
    i cant use apt-get i try and it asks for password whic i give it says password is invalid yet i can log on with the password
    Type this:
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    sudo aptitude update
    and put in your user password.

    Do not do
    Code:
    su
    Password:
    apt-get update

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    gnome problems

    thanx i seem to have gotten it straightened out thanks for your help

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