How do I get administrative rights in ubuntu 10.04?

I have tried everything, but nothing works. Ubuntu's website won't even help...

Update:

The terminal option Gerald S gave does not work... Someone please help me!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is still under development and there are many bugs to fix

    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) User Guide

    http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Lucid

    LUg.

  • 1 decade ago

    it is done that way for a reason .i system can get messed up really bad that way. if you need to run a particular program as admin. then open a terminal and use the command sudo then a space then the programs name. if you need more help on this go here http://ubuntuforums.org/

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