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Re: [trinity-users] DCOP error

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2015 16:14:41 +0100
On Sunday 04 of January 2015 15:57:44 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Friday 02 January 2015 03:43:34 Michele Calgaro wrote:
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> > On 01/02/2015 03:52 AM, Dan Youngquist wrote:
> > > On 01/01/2015 05:56 AM, Robby Kitchen wrote:
> > >> I was just going through the Control Center exploring trying to get
> > >> familiar with the settings, until I came across one, (I don't remember
> > >> now which one), but it needed a password before I could open it to
> > >> make changes. I put in the same password I had just used, but got an
> > >> error message saying that wasn't the right password.
> > >
> > > Where TDE Control Center asks for a password, it needs the root
> > > password, not the user's password.  At least, I've never seen it ask
> > > for the user's password.
> > >
> > > It sounds like you may now have your user password munged up.  Can't
> > > help you with that, except to suggest you try resetting it from a root
> > > shell using passwd.
> >
> > I also suspect the same thing. If your user is a "normal user", changing
> > some system settings requires root privileges. Some of the options in
> > Control Center are like that, so when you are asked for a password it
> > should say something like "insert root password". You need to provide the
> > root's password, not your user's password.
> >
> > Please try again and if you still have errors, please post a screenshot
> > of what you are doing and what the error looks like.
>
> I had this problem on Linux Mint.  TDE Control Center asks for the
> administrator password, which is of course the root password.  Ubuntu type
> distros don't have a root password.  Here is the solution I found: (It
> worked!)
> http://sharadchhetri.com/2014/06/26/set-root-password-ubuntu-debian-linux-m
>int/
>
> It might help those who are steeped in Ubuntu, if the Control Center asked
> for a root password, and not for an administrator password.   It would make
> it more obvious what was wanted and what was the problem.
>
> Lisi
>

Another option would be to install the package tdesudo-trinity.

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Slávek