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I bought an app and then later couldn't remember my password and the reset option didn't work so I ended up creating a second account. (Guess that was dumb of me.) Anyway, is there a way I can log out and then back in with my original account?

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I have not actually tested this, but I think it should work in theory.

  1. Open the Ubuntu Software Center application.

  2. Click on the File menu and click on Reinstall Previous Purchases.

  3. Logon with your original account and you setup and you should be able to install the original applications that you purchased.

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