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I can run sudo synaptic from the command line and it works fine, but when I try to run Syaptic Package Manager from the menu, it prompts me for my password and tells me the password is incorrect every time.

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Do other graphical root actions accept the password? For example, Alt+F2, gksu thunar. –  charlie-tca May 15 '11 at 20:53
    
Sorry. For some reason I never saw this comment. Since I'm no longer on 10.10 or Xubuntu, I can't answer. Closing this question now. Thanks for trying to help. –  Wolfger Dec 29 '11 at 13:12
    
Also, I've just found a duplicate which was answered: askubuntu.com/questions/27533/… –  Wolfger Dec 29 '11 at 13:16
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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Feb 20 '12 at 23:24

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