Re: can't get Iceweasel to work on my laptop
Even if you know the root password, if you aren't in the sudoes list,
you can't do anything. Do as in the tutorial I mentioned above to add
you to the sudoers file. You can get the tutorial at
On 4/2/12, Hannu Virtanen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ii think that you need to get root password.
> You maybe better to reinstall the whole thing... debian cds are very cheap.
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 12:54 AM EEST tina braxton wrote:
> >Thank you for all your ideas. I have now tried all the suggestions for
> sudo. Result is "permission denied"
> >Tried visudo. It said something about "You have probably been given the
> usual lecture about ..." Then it let me give myself a password. I thought
> this would be a root password, so I tried it out by attempting to correct
> the clock, which is not set for my timezone. It did not work-it said the
> password was invalid.
> >I also tried the command starting with "dig>". This was an unrecognizable
> >Command starting with "cat" was also unrecognizable
> >In answer to the question about what my laptop uses to connect to the
> internet, it uses Network Manager.
> >Somebody said he has an old laptop, perhaps a vintage like mine, and it
> does not support wlan networks. I suspect that might be what I have at
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