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installing ubuntu logged in then asked to use sudo command

Asked by Greg Allman on 2010-07-22

I was installing Ubuntu 6.06.2 server I was asked to log in I did that. Now it says To run a command as administrator (user "root"), use sudo <command> then it says myname@ubuntumyname: ~$_. I can't figure out from "man sudo_root" which command to continue with the installation.

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2010-07-25
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2010-07-22 jtv: Question originally asked in Launchpad—retargeted to Ubuntu.
Greg Allman (gallman) said : #2

I 've decided not use ubuntu instead I installed Linux Puppy 2.0.5 it at least is a bit easier but after installing it I ran the Linux puppy without the CD and it was fine then I restarted the computer and got error 15.

Please tell some of your pc why you are installing not more supported 6.02 Ubuntu or totally unsupported here Puppy ?

Greg Allman (gallman) said : #4

I have a Dell Dimension L466c Bios A01 processor Celeron 466mhz and 128 MB
ram I still have the Ubuntu installed but after installing Puppy I got error
15 I think its because grub wasn't installed properly any suggestions?
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ok low resources here so please sure to have an md5sum verified copy of Puppy
Please read about md5 warning on this puppy page: http://www.puppylinux.com/download/index.html
Then try to reinstall...

Greg Allman (gallman) said : #7

I think I can install grub and I think puppy 2.0.5 is on the hard drive but I can't find it in gparted, because I use the live CD to boot it up then remove the CD and it works fine unless is it possible the The OS puppy is running off of the Ram?

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