Questions about authenticating wireless connections, SSH keys, or passwords in Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu One oAuth token - time of life

I try to develop some Java application that works with Ubuntu One account. Everything is ok, I have access to my U1 space but I'm not sure of one thing. How long may I use my oAuth token? Has it some ...
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Authentication problem-I can't enable my wireless driver

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 after trying it on a usb stick which worked fairly well. But currently I am not able to install anything because every time I want to do something I'm prompted to ...
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Unable to access limited access folder from Windows 7 PC

I am a complete novice at Ubuntu and Linux systems in general. I have wanted to play around with the OS for years and finally set up a spare computer and installed Ubuntu 12.04.2. My goal is to make ...
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How to have cntlm configuration per user?

This tutorial http://zipizap.wordpress.com/tag/cntlm/ suggests configuring cntlm using the file etc/cntlm.conf. It works great, but it means that all users logged to the machine will be using the same ...
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I can log in with my password, but it's not accepted as valid for authentication

I can log in with my password just fine, but when trying to use sudo to run commands or authenticating to install software, my password does not work and my account is an administrator account. ...
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PAM authentication using ssh key instead of password

When I try to use chsh to change my default shell, I get prompted for my user password. The problem is I log in using my SSH key and do not have a user password - by design. Yes, I can set a ...
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How to configure fFreeRadius server in ubuntu server?

I have an requirement to design internal radius server at my controller application. Can you please let me know how to configure FreeRadius Server in ubuntu? Thanks , Suresh.
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Bogus FF user/pass authentication prompt on nxdomains

When I want to log into my router's web interface, I enter the following into my browser's address bar and hit return: http://192.168.1.1/Status_Router.asp (Actually, I have that bookmarked.) My ...
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How to Authenticate a Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop on an LDAP-Server(under Ubuntu Server 12.04)

I've a Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and a Server 12.04. I want to store all Users and Groups on the Server and then login on the Client with them. (Like an AD on Windows) I though about a LDAP-Server. I ...
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Cannot open session on Ubuntu after Install ubuntu-desktop

I have an Ubuntu-Server intalled VM. I would like to use server with GUI. I have installed ubuntu-desktop. However i cannot open session with GUI. I got "authorization faiulre". How can handle this ...
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Google authenticator for Galaxy Nexus with Ubuntu Touch

I'm en route to try and install ubuntu touch on my galaxy nexus (GSM-i9250). Since I'm using the google authenticator app in order to access my google account, I'm afraid that I'll be locked out of my ...
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Polipo HTTPS Authentication Problem

I use internet behind http proxy, and that requires authentication. I tried using polipo to bypass the authenticated proxy to 127.0.0.1:9134. Applying these settings to my browser, works fine for ...
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pam radius module access-reject

I am trying to set up an Ubuntu server that my users will connect to. I already have a Radius server running on a Windows box, and I would like for connections to this Ubuntu box to authenticate to ...
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How to use a multi factor authentication device with ubuntu server 12.04?

I have a multi factor authentication (MFA) device similar to http://onlinenoram.gemalto.com/ Is it possible to use it with ubuntu server 12.04? If yes, what packages do I need to install to get it ...
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ppolicy with pam_ldap - pwdReset has no effect when logging in from Ubuntu

We installed ppolicy overlay on our ldap server. Password policies work correctly for locking out user after X incorrect password attempts, but we can't enforce user to change his password. When we ...
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How to make simple system user authentication work with postfix/dovecot on 12.10?

I have been wrestling on this a LOT. I never properly understood but I presume that authentication by the system users is done with PAM and the default authentication method for both Dovecot and ...
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Apt behind proxy

I've been trying to get a package manager to work behind our company proxy for a whole day now but without any luck. The proxy requires authentication which is my personal email address and password. ...
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Atheros ar9285 can't connect to specific AP

My laptop (asus UL80J) has Atheros AR9285. the ubuntu is 12.10 -64 bit the problem is my wirless adopter work good with all AP that I have except one I tried: dmesg |grep wlan And it gave me ...
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Can not authenticate form system tools

Whenever I try to run a program from gnome, I get messages like Authenticated is required to run the Gparted Partition Editor The same goes for all programs that need root permission and I try to ...
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Grub2 access denied error

i have created a dual boot (both OS are Kubuntu 12.10 and both with encrypted home don't ask me why, i just wanted to try the pre-boot authentication of Grub2) and i've created a partition table like ...
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authentication required by wifi network ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I connect to my wifi network, this annoying 'authentication required by wifi nework' window pops up, with my wifi password in it. All I have to do is to press the Connect button. Still I ...
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LDAP authentication: not able to login through GUI but able to login from console

I am building a LTSP environment with LDAP authentication. I have configured the LTSP,LDAP server and client perfectly. I checked with getent passwd command in LTSP/LDAP client. I can see my LDAP ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Authentication is broken

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VM. It was fine till last friday. There were some updates available, some were related to security stuff, I don't remember exactly. After that my system is broken. I ...
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WiFi authentication problem - a common issue?

I have a small form factor PC that I rescued from being thrown out by work, and I had the idea to try Linux on it (I am experienced with hardware etc. but completely new to Linux). It's an Ideq 210v ...
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PAM authentication failure

I got a dedicated server from a reputable hosting company. Unfortunately, they're one of those companies that thinks enabling root access is a good idea. I've successfully disabled root access and ...
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user not known while configuring glance-registry

I am trying to install glance-registry but keep getting the following error $ sudo apt-get install glance-registry ... Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y Setting up glance-registry ...
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Ubuntu One authentication failing with 404

I´ve been using Ubuntu One web authentication as described here Is there a way to get an access token via Ubuntuone oauth? But https://one.ubuntu.com/oauth/request has stopped working, it returns ...
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Installed Ubuntu 13.10 in Hyper-V and Speech DIspacher error now Ubuntu One Not Logging In

I wanted to set up a new web server and decided to try Ubuntu. I set up a new Hyper-V VM and installed but then on reboot I received the following error: speech-dispatcher disabled; edit ...
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Authentication Failed while creating folder in File System

Am very new to Linux environment and am eager to learn, so I thought of installing Ubuntu. While creating a folder in File System I am getting "authentication failed". I am using Ubuntu in ...
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libnss-extrausers change password

I have Ubuntu 12.04. Installed libnss-extrausers and configured nsswitch.conf. Now, users registered in /var/lib/extrausers/{passwd,group,shadow} are recognized by the system and can login. However, ...
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How to get users accounts info on Ubuntu Desktop using Mono C#?

Is there an Mono C# class or lib their can retrieve info abort all local users accounts on a Ubuntu/ linux system? For Ubuntu systems their is NOT on an domain-controller.
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How to generate keytab file in a single command line?

As the title. I am able to generate this with command ktutil, but it require sub command. Which I don't know execute sub command. If I could execute it in a script will also solve my problem.
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Login with facial recognition in Ubuntu 13.04?

I have tried to install „PAM face authentication“ with the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:antonio.chiurazzi sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install pam-face-authentication But it ...
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heimdal error Decrypt integrity check failed for checksum type

when I try to authentication with heimdal-kdc ,I get this error in kdc log : (enctype aes256-cts-hmac-sha1-96) error Decrypt integrity check failed for checksum type hmac-sha1-96-aes256, key type ...
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ubuntu 13.10 software center authentication error and okular cannot find component

I had installed 'Okular' but after the upgrade it gives error saying component not found. Thus i tried removing and installing again. But the software center gave following error. Software can't be ...
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Cascading Authentication PAM login

I'm trying to set up an authentication scheme for Ubuntu using the pam files. However, I cannot figure out how to have two separate methods of authentication. I've set up a Yubikey authentication, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS dual boot with windows 7 wifi stops working after suspend, keep requesting authentication after reconnecting attempts

I am using an HP Pavilion dv7 laptop that has wifi driver: Intel(R) Centrio(R) Wireless-N6150 (if you are not sure where I got this, it is in the "Device Manager"/ "Network Adapter"/. you need to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Firefox Proxy Authentication Delays

We are using a Proxy server in my company. My proxy settings are ok and normally I can access Internet using our proxy server. Only Firefox and Thunderbird are acting very weird. When I try to access ...
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Authentication for my google account

I've tried fixing something and made things worse...! I tried to set up Evolution with my Google account to receive email. It didn't work immediately, which I put down to using two-factor ...
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passwd history through PAM not working (and weird 'Authentication token manipulation error' when using passwd)

I'm trying to set my password policy to remember the last two passwords a user chose, and to prevent him or her from re-using those particular passwords. I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.10 through ...
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Pre-Authentication on HTTP before Playing VoD

I did not know where to post this question. In case I am in the wrong place, please advise where I should have posted this instead. Moving to my issue... The Setup Set Top Box <--1--> Mediating ...
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Unable to access Bugzilla using LDAP authentication

I am unable to access one of my Bugzilla projects. I have Used User Authentication as well as Admin Authentication but it shows the warning"The username or password you entered is not valid." Please ...
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Different GUI fonts / settings is loaded depending on login speed

I'm observing very strange behavior on Ubuntu 12.04. I have a linux desktop in company network and user is authenticated against remote authetication server. It obtains IP address from DHCP server. ...
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proxy authentication problem

I installed ubuntu along side windows from a bootable USB. My internet is working behind a proxy. after entering the hostname and all other things, the connection is not receiving my username and ...
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Wireless Password not working

I have uploaded Ubuntu with great expectations but it cannot connect to the Internet! I use SKy wirelss router I entered the passowrd and Pin repeatedly but still failing, It was working with Vista, ...
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Google authenticator for gnome screen lock

What is the current status of using the google-authenticator PAM library in conjunction with a screen locking program like the Gnome screensaver ? I'd like to use google-authenticator to unlock my ...
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Proxy Authentication in ubuntu 13.04 with password not shown as text

I have ubuntu 13.04 on my system and my internet connection is under my college's proxy authentication. I have set up proxy settings by modifying the /etc/apt/apt.conf file but it's unsecure as anyone ...
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Annoying Wireless Authentication Prompt Again

(Copy pasting this question because it was closed for being a duplicate/already having an answer, but the answer provided in the linked question does not work and even if it did it would not be an ...
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SSO authorization error

I am trying to login to the remote login service in Ubuntu 13.04, Raring, from the opening screen. I am using my SSO account but get an Authorization error. Per Gjerlov
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Password policies on LTSP client

We are using LTSP fat clients that use LDAP authentication (LTSP client authenticates with LTSP server, which in turn checks authentication with LDAP server) The problem is that we can't enforce ...