Re: apt-get: Command not found.
On Tue, 02 Aug 2005 09:30:30 -0400
Gene Heskett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 August 2005 07:09, James Burke wrote:
> >Gene Heskett <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Did you use the - option to su when you became root to do that
> >> stuff?
> >> I doubt that apt-get or any of its ilk are available if you do a
> >> plain su, which, unlike doing an 'su -' does not give you roots
> >> $PATH.
> >It shouldn't matter how you use su because apt-get is in a users
> > $PATH.
> Mmm, sorry. I had assumed that it was a root only admin tool.
Only root can use it because a normal users cant read the lock file.