|Oct 20, 2010, 05:52 AM||#1|
im struggling with terminal
iv been trying to use the program terminal.
im not to sure what im doing but i got some instruction to follow,
so i followed the instruction to where it say password.
this wht i get:
name$ sudo /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit /etc/hosts
WARNING: Improper use of the sudo command could lead to data loss
or the deletion of important system files. Please double-check your
typing when using sudo. Type "man sudo" for more information.
To proceed, enter your password, or type Ctrl-C to abort.
i am the administrator of my laptop and i dont have a password!
what can i do?
|Oct 20, 2010, 06:09 AM||#2|
Enter your normal user account password again (the one you use to install software). If your account is an admin it is permitted to use sudo, but the computer prompts you as a security measure
|Oct 20, 2010, 06:14 AM||#4|
but when the password thing comes up i press enter n i say its wrong and ask for another!
|Oct 20, 2010, 06:27 AM||#5|
|Oct 21, 2010, 02:00 AM||#6|
You should have a proper password for your account anyway.
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