admin password not accepted by gui

Asked by Thomas Boesiger on 2013-03-17

I found that the only way to use gdebi is in a terminal. sudo gdebi-gtk works while using a menu item in gnome fallback, selecting gdebi in unity or gnome shell produces a prompt for the admin password that will not accept the correct password. (possibly, the single character password that I use is not accepted in this prompt and is allowed in a terminal)

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2013-03-17
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2013-03-17

Dont use sudo with GUI apps. use gksudo.

if your password doesnt work in gksudo then I suggest you report a bug.

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