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Why is incorrect passsword check slow? [duplicate]

Observed it many times on many Ubuntu versions. If you type wrong password either in UI mode or in terminal, it takes little more time before it declares incorrect password. Correct password check is ...
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Password restriction is not working

I have two administrator accounts "magesh" and "test". I don't want "test" user to change my password in the UI. I have restricted it in terminal by giving the following commands in /etc/sudoers ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Can't Log In With Correct Password

For some reason I can no longer log in to my account. This happened after changing my password. Sometime after that I accidentally unplugged the computer which shut it down. Once restarted I could ...
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1answer
54 views

DocumentRoot is password protected but no htaccess file?

At some point I pw protected /var/www/ for security purposes (my actual hosted websites are located in a different path), now I would like to host something publicly in /var/www/ but do not know how ...
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67 views

Select account based on password instead of username

Sometimes I might be forced to open my PC in front of strangers for some reason. In front of other people, I would like to make it appear that I'm logging in normally into my computer, but secretly I ...
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Openldap ldif auto generated password

I am working on with my ldif file where I first spesify Poeple and groups, then generate two groups and one user. The problem I am having is how to automatic generate the password for the user. Right ...
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1answer
426 views

How to save VPN passwords with NetworkManger for nmcli?

There are many posts about putting VPN passwords into /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/<connection>. I can't get any of them working on Ubuntu 12.04. The fields in the questions and ...
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139 views

Password in plain text in Ubuntu 12.04 Unity [closed]

Every time I use Ctrl+Alt+Backspace, either to log out or to recover from system crash, I can see my login password on screen in plain text! How is this possible? Can I solve this bug or I should I ...
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2answers
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MySQL Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'

In my server, everytime I try to access MySQL I get the error: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO) when I try mysqladmin -u root -p password I get Access ...
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1answer
67 views

I have a Password problem can some one help

I am a new Ubuntu user with 12.04 lts and stepped away from my computer for a month and forgot my password. Using this forum I attempted to reset my password using a root line upon booting in grub, ...
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Desktop's “Connect to Server” function repeatedly asks for SSH password after connecting

I would like to use the "Connect to Server" function (available from the Ubuntu desktop menu) to open a Nautilus window showing the file system of another machine through SSH, since I find it easier ...
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2answers
178 views

I was trying to change my password, on my user account and accidently pressed enter too fast. Im running 12.04LTS

Im running in 12.04LTS on a Dell Inspiron Mini 910 - with default specks. I really just need to get this fixed. When I use the sudo passwd root command, it still says I cant change it, the account is ...
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1answer
64 views

SSH to computer with user not logged in

I have two computers with Ubuntu 12.04.4 and 12.04.2. The 12.04.2 is set up to request a password before login on start up. When the PC is turn on I am able to connected to the 12.04.2 from 12.04.4 ...
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How to stop unlock login keyring?

Every time i open web browser and application anoying dialog box comes say about unlock login keyring and there is always option for password.I don't know the password to unlock i tried my system ...
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2answers
114 views

How do i reset root password [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted all admine accounts and when i create a new account it asks for root password i looked up on the internet and i edited the grub menu and typed rw inti=/bin/bash i also tried ...
2
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1answer
154 views

Ubuntu 12.04LTS password is indicated invalid (greeter and tty) even if password is correct. Passwd fails

Today after regular system updates on my 12.04 LTS system, I cannot login anymore. On a greeter password is said to be invalid immediately (without the usual delay). And on tty the same result, just ...
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1answer
95 views

What is the meaning of this keyring-related error?

It has been a while now since it all started and I'm not sure what cause The window in the image bellow keeps popping up from time to time and I don't know what to do about it, what could cause it and ...
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0answers
22 views

Trouble with user authorizations

I may have shot myself in the foot, but here is what I have going. My father has Alzheimers, and I've set up a D/T with Ubuntu 12.04 for him. The trouble is, I have his account set up with no ...
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114 views

Run a specific program as root without asking for password everytime [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Many times, i need to connect modem using SAKIS-3G script and because modem-manager sucks many times. I need to supply admin/root password, everytime i need to run ...
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1answer
112 views

How can I get ubuntu save my WiFi password?

Each time I start lightdm, ubuntu pops up a box asking me for my WiFi password before I log in - I can log in without the password. How I can have ubuntu save the password and connect the WiFi ...
0
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0answers
32 views

Can't access Ubuntu? Ubuntu is not accepting my password. Can't enter Ubuntu even as Guest session [duplicate]

all of a sudden, after one reboot, Ubuntu is asking me to enter password to log in to my user profile. It was set to log in automatically, without entering password. And now it is asking for password ...
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67 views

Ubuntu keeps asking for password but it's deactivated - And show me error message

Yesterday I deactivated the Ubuntu 12.04 password because my parents come to my home and I need let they use the computer without password. So, I go to System Settings" -> "User Accounts, ...
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1answer
34 views

Install incorect password [duplicate]

When I try yo use wubi, to install Ubuntu 12.04, side by side with Windows 7, I get an incorrect password error.
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1answer
531 views

default username and password for ubuntu12.04 LTS image

I have spawned an OpenStack instance using ubuntu 12.04 image that I got from http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/precise/current/precise-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.img. Its now asking me for a username ...
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1answer
455 views

root password not recognized

I got kubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, but everytime I try t update, install or something like that it does not recoginze my password, here is what the konsole says... ernesto@neto-desktop:~$ sudo ...
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How to enable root password in Ubuntu 12.04

Whenever I use the sudo su command to work as root, it does not ask my root password. How can I make it prompt for root password?
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1answer
33 views

Password change HELLLPPP [duplicate]

I can't modify my password, but i have nothing set. I have gDebi (no pass asking). who can help me?? Please... I have Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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1answer
82 views

Standard user password

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I was wondering when a standard user is asked for his password, other than on login or lock screen, I am thinking about disabling it completely.
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Password authentication problem [duplicate]

So I wanted to download some software, and it says I need to put in my password, but I didn't put a password on my account, so I didn't add a password and clicked authenticate, but it says that my ...
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2answers
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Unable to shut down laptop after Logging Out of Ubuntu 12.04

I logged into the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and instead of installing it... I pressed the Log Out button, thinking of installing it some other time. But then a screen appeared asking for Username and ...
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xp machine replaced with Ubuntu 12.04: Password wont work

I installed Ubuntu in place of the xp OS on my old desktop, and everything went fine until my password wouldn't work at login. I looked up the ask ubuntu help for this problem: How do I reset a lost ...
1
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1answer
84 views

computer is in password lock mode/ in black bios screen? 12.04 64 bit

My new download from 10.04 to 12.04 upgrade has been a disaster for me so far. i cannot understand why my desktop screen password/authenticate whichever will not reconize my password , but after every ...
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1answer
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Black screen after trying to fix password

I went to fix the password and the entire screen took me to a BIOS type of black screen. When I'm stuck there it asks for a password, but it will not allow me to type anything. I tried pressing F1, ...
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1answer
271 views

How to save the Krusader Password and Bookmarks

Im using Ubuntu 12.04 on my system and I need to reinstall the OS because of some graphical problems. So i need to make a backup of all the Bookmarks and Wallet Passwords of Krusader . And also I ...
1
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1answer
3k views

Change Samba password from Windows client

I set up a Samba server on Ubuntu 12.04 in a network with five clients running Windows 7. We're not using a domain, just a workgroup. Everything is working fine. Is there a way users can change their ...
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Turning off all the anoying password prompts [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS. Its been 2 days that I'm looking for a solution for the enormously annoying password prompts. The suggestions that i have found, on all of the forums, did not ...
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2answers
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Why I can't change my password in ubuntu?

I tried multiple times in terminal to change my password. but it throwing error but i filled up all requirements. naga@naga:~$ passwd Current password: New password: Re-enter password: ...
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0answers
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Password changed for no reason?

I'm having a problem logging into my computer. I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I am 100% sure I didn't change my password, although I tried typing it 100 times, it's not working. I restarted the computer, I ...
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0answers
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infinite loop on login 12.04

My machine used to automatically log me in. It crashed a couple of weeks ago and now it boots to the login screen. when I type in the password, the screen goes black for a couple of seconds and ...
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Why the login screen still ask for a password after remove it? [duplicate]

I removed my password and now when I go to the login screen it asks for one and my old password wont work. What do I do?
3
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1answer
650 views

How to Disable KDE Wallet and have “remember password” working

When I log into my system I have a KDE Wallet password dialog. When I disable it, some passwords as wifi or FTP accounts don't work any more, and the main problem - I dont have "remember password" any ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I delete my printer from Ubuntu?

Using 12.04 my printer a canon ip2600 will not print. SystemSettings/printers shows it as installed, connected to local host, enabled, accepting jobs, shared and allowing printing for everyone. Yet ...
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2answers
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BlueScreen after installing Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi

First : I not good in english and totaly new with linux. I googling and it's say that ubuntu good for fresh user. My problem here, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi. When my pc boot it give two ...
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1answer
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I signed into the keyring thing, and now Chrome crashes as soon as it opens.

I decided to start using Ubuntu One again, and it asked for my password to that obnoxious keyring thing. When that pops up when I start Chrome, I always click Cancel, but Ubuntu One wouldn't take that ...
1
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1answer
89 views

How to set up a new user with admin rights on a USB Ubuntu 12.04 installation?

I have successfully installed 12.04 LTS on a USB stick with persistence and it is working well. I have even managed to add Flash player and get wifi working. I would like to password protect the ...
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0answers
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Cannot login after changing password in Kubuntu via System Settings [duplicate]

I just changed my password in Kubuntu 12.04, via the Systems Settings dialog. After this I was able to "sudo su" and work on some other unrelated tasks. After restarting the computer, I can no longer ...
1
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1answer
98 views

How to make Ubuntu Server 12 read keyboard input by the password line on login?

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server on my machine - successfully. However, the system does not read my keyboard input on the password on login. Is there something I did not do right? How do I go ...
2
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1answer
197 views

Gigolo/gnome password safety

I was proposed to save a password in gnome-shell @ 12.04 using Gigolo: Where exactly are these passwords saved and how are they encrypted?
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1answer
399 views

12.04 LTS updated today and now throws me back to login screen after logging in

I allowed the update to run and once it finished, I restarted. Now it will not accept my password. I can log in as a guest, but can not access most of my programs or files. Additionally, when I ...
3
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2answers
21k views

What is the root password for a live usb stick? [duplicate]

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ su Password: su: Authentication failure I installed Ubuntu to a USB stick. I didn't set any password any time - why can't I use su?