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How can I determine the sudo password? [duplicate]

What is the default password of the sudo? I visit some forums, it tells that the default password is password, but it doesn't work, how can I determine the password?
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What is the default password for Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost Administrative (root) password? I've just had someone install Ubuntu 12.04. I am not a techie - just a user. I am now asked for a password which I ...
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my admin password is rejected [duplicate]

I am the administrator and original user of our 11.04 server with GUI. (my name, my password were all given when installing). But it frequently rejects my password (and every other user's password) ...
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I seem to have forgoten my password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost Administrative(root) password? I thought I would be clever and when I installed ubuntu in a dual boot, use a new password. So naturally I ...
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Broke my sudoers password, how do I reset it without using sudo? [duplicate]

I thought it would be a good idea to finally take the password off my little netbook since it has never actually been of any use, and has mostly just slowed down . But when I went to change my ...
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admin Password is not working [duplicate]

I changed my password to nothing, and now, the password doesn't work! I thought that it will make me no more need to write in passwords, but instead it just made me get no access to the admin user. ...
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1answer
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How can I reset my forgotten password in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost administrative password? I forgot my password to access my ubuntu 12.04. How can I reset it!?? Please help!
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1answer
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How to change my password? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 through wubi file, where we set username & passwd preinstalling of Ubuntu,but now I couldn't login with my username even though I typed the correct password, as it is ...
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How do I reset my password? Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04, and I set my account to "log in without a password". Now I'm not able to set a password, nor am I able to perform administrative actions. May I please have some help? Also, does ...
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2answers
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How to add user from guest account/root? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost administrative password? For some reasons i have deleted my user with his /home/. And now i have guest account and root, for which i can't set ...
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2answers
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How can I find out the ROOT password? [duplicate]

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 on this desktop last September and am the main user of the machine. I can perform most admin tasks such as installing new software with my password, which is also accepted ...
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Password Authentication Problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost administrative password? I am new to Ubuntu, am extremely delighted with the performance and speed, as compared to Windows 7-However, I messed up, ...
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1answer
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Authentication problem - and I still can't change the password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost Administrative(root) password? My question has been previously asked by other users, but has been dismissed by those who answered. I changed the ...
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1answer
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User account password. Stuck in guest forever? [duplicate]

So, the thing is I created a new admin account, deleted the old one, but pressed "lock" before setting a password for it. Now I try to unlock it and it asks me for a password I've never set. I did ...
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1answer
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i cant remember my password [duplicate]

my computer goes on standby every 5mins and will then request for an authentication password; i cant remember setting any password. so i will have to restart the computer again before i can use it. ...

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