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I am using Windows 8 and through virtualbox I am running 13.04 and it would be just great if I could actually use it for what I wanted it: installing and running GNU Octave. I can't seem to because when I attempt to install in the software centre I am missing one vital thing: a password.

I downloaded it from here

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You mean the root password? –  thefourtheye May 18 '13 at 14:14
    
I do believe so, yes. But anything that will work for the software centre will do. –  Brenton Horne May 18 '13 at 14:15
    
That would be the password which you would have chosen while installing Ubuntu in the VM... –  thefourtheye May 18 '13 at 14:18
    
I didn't use any... I downloaded a file for 13.04 AMD64 @ virtualboximages.com Extracted the rar file and then I ran the virtual machine provided and it didn't at any time require a password. –  Brenton Horne May 18 '13 at 14:20

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The password which you are looking for is adminuser as mentioned here

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