mac terminal passowrd for script

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by sgt.pepper4, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. sgt.pepper4 macrumors newbie

    Jun 28, 2010
    hello, when i try to run a script to uninstall a app, (wifi sync to be specific) it asks for password. which password do i use? the admin? mine(im not admin but i know the pass)? please tell me

    sgt pepepr
  2. Mal macrumors 603


    Jan 6, 2002
    You’ll have to login as an admin and give it that administrator’s password. You can do that in the Terminal if you have access, just (before trying to run whatever command you’re referencing) do “login [admin username]” and then enter the password. Then run your command as the admin user.

  3. sgt.pepper4 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 28, 2010
    thanks that helped. now for the script thing, how do i run it? i have it downloaded from, but when i try to open it up, it opens up a new window logged in as my old accoutnt. i cant login into the admin cuz its already asking for a password of somesort and when i try to type in the admin passowrd it says sorry, when i type in mine it says "blah blah blah sudoers file, blah blah reported" help?

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