Software sources requires 'root' password to enable or disable sources

Bug #894075 reported by Guruprasad on 2011-11-23
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #893842: Move "admin" group to "sudo". Edit Remove
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software-properties (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When I open the Software Sources application and try to enable/disable some of the repositories (Source Code in my case), it prompts for the root password instead of the sudo password. Giving the sudo password doesn't work as well.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: software-properties-gtk 0.82
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-1.3-generic 3.2.0-rc2
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-1-generic i686
ApportVersion: 1.26-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Nov 23 22:30:37 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha i386 (20111123)
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: software-properties
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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