Can't use the su method, since I don't really want to veer from the Ubuntu default too much. ssh is right out (for localhost? I ask you!). It shows a "Waiting for prompts from remote shell". And ...
I know that this is not directly programming related, but I'm stumped, and since Emacs is my main programming tool... I am trying to set up Tramp to connect to my testing host. I'm invoking it ...