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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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Lost my password, but can login to main account because automatic login was enabled. Any suggestion to recover my account? [duplicate]

I can login to my account, see my desktop and access the files. But unable to install applications and run updates because I can't remember the last password I've entered while resetting it.
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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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2answers
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Change user password while password is empty [duplicate]

I have a realy strange problem in Ubuntu 11.10. I have by accident my password set to empty. If I wan't to install software now the system asks for a password, but I haven't one anymore. If I enter my ...
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4answers
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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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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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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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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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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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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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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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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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2answers
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Password not accepted. How to reset? [duplicate]

I installed UBUNTU 12.04 LTS today. I had kept my password as "1317kmb".On restarting and updating it asks for password. when i use the above mentioned password, it does not accepts. I don't know why? ...

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