So I'm in the process if 'tweaking' my new dual boot install of Fedora 19. I put it in next to Windows 7 and everything seems to be working fine.
It's been a learning process to be sure and once I got the online video-viewing issue worked out, I've moved on to installing some apps that I'm used to having in my Windows environment and what I've come up against is a constant "authentication failure" message when I'm attempting to install anything via the CLI.
I did set up a password when I created my account and I can log in everyday without issue - I'm in it now. I checked under Settings > Users and I can see my account and it's the only one and it has a password. It kinda looks like this:
So now I'm trying to install VLC player for Fedora and I'm following this guide but when ever I try Step 1, I'm running into this message:
This has happened every time I've tried to install something. I've tried to read through some documentation online, and, as you might suspect, there is a great deal of it but none that I could find that would explain why the password that I created for this account won't work here.
I feel like I'm missing something obvious and I'm past feeling embarrassed about it. This tweaking has left me humbled but I guess I kind of knew what I was trying on when I installed it.
Anyone have any ideas as to what the resolve is here? I haven't loaded too much with this install, so even if I'm presented with the possibility of a fresh install (groan) I will understand.