I am new to Ubuntu and am encountering problems downloading updates as I don't know or have a password to authenticate. I dropped to root shell during boot up, then used the password command, entered the new password twice and then received the message "authentication manipulation error".
closed as not a real question by Marco Ceppi♦ Nov 25 '11 at 13:38
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