root user not working not able to install any software

Asked by hafeez on 2011-06-27

Ubuntu 9.04

getting error in terminal :" W: Unable to locate package pkgname"

synaptic package manager also not opening .

if i want to open su root getting error "/etc/sudoers is mode 0777, should be 0440"

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/file-roller
Package: file-roller 2.26.1-0ubuntu1
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_IN
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: file-roller
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-11-generic i686
UnreportableReason: This is not a genuine Ubuntu package

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2011-06-27
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2011-06-27
Fabio Marconi (fabiomarconi) said : #1

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs#When%20not%20to%20file%20a%20bug.

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