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28 views

How to disable password after login to 14.04? [on hold]

After my update there is a password-request on startup. I want to autologin.
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50 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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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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1answer
41 views

login, password

I managed to get ubuntu installed on the extra hard drive. But I can't log in. it shows my username, then login If I type the username it then takes me to the password. It will not allow me to enter a ...
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1answer
58 views

Change keyring password after resetting password with “passwd” : Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I forgot my Ubuntu 13.10, so I reset my password from revoverymode using "passwd". Now when I log in to my system the keyring prompts "The password you use to login to your computer no longer matches ...
0
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1answer
60 views

`sudo` asks for password even when I have no password set?

I removed the password from my account using the "User Accounts" window and then on running sudo, it prompted me for a password, even when i didn't have one. I tried pressing enter without entering ...
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1answer
39 views

How to recover encrypted Home with only login password?

Until data wasn't lost I could login and use OS as normal and access my home folder without entering any passphrase because it was automounted at login. Now I want to access my home folder just by ...
0
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1answer
63 views

Problem login in

This might sound noobish, but, I wanted to change my username and password of my computer(ubuntu 12.4 I think) I changed the password, and it worked, I changed the username - and it worked, so I ...
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1answer
95 views

Changed root password on my server, now can't login anymore

I decided to change the root password that came preset on a fresh DigitalOcean server (ubuntu 12.04). I used the first answer to this post: How to change root password in ubuntu? which is: sudo -i ...
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28 views

Can't login after reset of password in recover mode

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : I lost my password but found a way to reset it in this forum. After restart I was not able to login and got a short black screen with some text. I recorded a video of the black ...
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1answer
62 views

Lost password, recovery mode doesn't help [duplicate]

A friend of mine has a old Ubuntu laptop that he wants to put back into use, but since it has been some time since he used it he has forgotten his password. I've looked up how to change but none of ...
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0answers
18 views

root login password when I never set it? [duplicate]

Sorry for too many duplicate questions about this. But I don't think any of the answers to these kind of question has the solution for me. As some users might have asked, how to set root login ...
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0answers
43 views

gdm stopped asking for password on login or unlock

How do I restore password authentication? On a fairly fresh install of Gnomebuntu 13.10 I recently removed the 'Default keyring' in Seahorse as I saw a default keyring to be named Login on my other ...
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1answer
55 views

Double password entry when changing active users in Ubuntu 13.10

There are three primary users of my Ubuntu 13.10 Cinnamon 2.14 install: me, my wife, and our oldest daughter. Everything seems to work just fine unless we change users. When one user is active, we ...
0
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0answers
73 views

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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0answers
164 views

Likewise-Open and Change Expired Password on Login Prompt is not working

I am having problem on Ubuntu 12.04 with Likewise-Open and Active Directory Authentication. I can change users password using passwd command on the machine. But if user password expires and he try to ...
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0answers
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my user name and password are correct but still cant sign in to ubuntu 13.10

I am able to log in to Ubuntu 13.10 only as a guest user. I am unable to use my user name and password. I have uninstalled and re-installed Ubuntu 13.10 several times, created new user name and ...
0
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0answers
24 views

Why do I need to enter a password to “unlock login keyring”? [duplicate]

I am being asked to... "Enter password to unlock your login keyring" I don't understand why this popup keeps coming up. I type in a password when I login to Ubuntu and if I look in 'Passwords ...
2
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1answer
112 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
33 views

How do I make Ubuntu ask for a password when logging in?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 and selected the option to automatically log in to my account when the laptop starts. But now I want to change it so it asks me for my password when it starts. I can't ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Stuck at login screen, help

i've ubuntu 13.10 , when i write my password , ubuntu wait for 3-4 seconds and then show the login page again this error didn't happen after updates, i'm still working to find many solutions but they ...
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0answers
93 views

Remove startup password when default login is command line

When I boot up my computer, it goes straight to the command line. I modified /etc/default/grub file from GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to quiet splash text. Can someone please explain ...
0
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0answers
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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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0answers
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12.04.3 live flash repeatedly asks for login on boot

Installed ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 to a flash drive. Booted it, mounted a harddrive and then umounted it. Changed desktop resolution, shut down. The app I used to install the image on the flash ...
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2answers
197 views

How do I set a password for guest login? [duplicate]

I'd like to set a password for the guest account. How can I do this? (This question is not answered under the similar question in this forum, see below.) The last time this was asked on this forum ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu (vmware) huge login problem [duplicate]

The GUI says my username is "XX" I put the password. > black screen > go back to gui password screen So I do console mode. I put the "XX" username and the same password/ It says that username is not ...
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0answers
14 views

A script that signals if a login attempt is failed

I want to run a script that signals if a login attempt is failed.My problem is how do i get the text from the user textbox and from the password textbox.I would be very thankful if somebody will help ...
0
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1answer
79 views

User password rejected on login screen but accepted on text console login

While updating 13.04 Raring Ringtail on a fresh installation my system froze. On reboot I am unable to log in on the graphical screen. CTRL-ALT-F2 takes me to the command line where the login works ...
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0answers
76 views

Can't login but password is not invalid [duplicate]

I'm quite new to linux so please excuse me if i ask any stupid questions. I recently upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10. Everything was working fine until I accidentally deleted the ubuntu interface ...
0
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1answer
96 views

how to set default login asking for password again?

I want to set my login screen (greeting screen or GUI) to the default setting, which asks for password befor let me login, I dont know how did I messed it out, now running saucy, it just can show me ...
0
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1answer
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Want to remove Unlock login key ring when no keyring directory is there?

Recently I lost my root user password. So I had reset it using the Recovery terminal. Now whenever I login, the Ubuntu shows a dialogue box with unlock keyring. I already tried for deleting the ...
0
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1answer
95 views

It Automatically select last username on login screen

In ubuntu 12.04 after last updates, the system auto select the last username enter in machine and only ask for password. How i can change that? I want it ask for username and passwork like before ...
0
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2answers
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13.10 login loop, multiple solutions failed

FIXED AT BOTTOM I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 from a live cd via Live Linux USB creator. It installed with no errors. I put an encryption password on the hard drive, then created my user account with ...
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323 views

disabling password prompt once logged in, Ubuntu 13.10

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. I like having my home folder encrypted, and I also like having my account password-protected. But I was wondering if it was possible to not have to re-enter the password ...
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 ...
0
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0answers
50 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, ...
0
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1answer
198 views

cannot install software because of authentication problem in ubuntu 12.04

I am able to login into ubuntu 12.04 with the password i remember, but when i try to install a software my password is not accepted. in the user accounts it says None next to password. when i try to ...
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1answer
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What is the password if we put blank in type password,retype password coln in the option of password change?

I have installed ubuntu 12.04,encrypting home folder.Later I wanted to remove password.Earlier I used windows OS.There was an option for without password in windows. In ubuntu,while resetting ...
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1answer
207 views

How to enable log in administrator password?

I have enabled my administrative password but when I start my computer and just click on administrator it logins in without asking for a password. I want it to be that whenever I start my computer it ...
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0answers
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Google Sync brings back Login Keyring from previous distro: How to remove?

I previously had Ubuntu 12.04 and had my Login Keyring set to a password that I don't remember and am not able to guess. I changed my Linux version to Mint 15 Cinnamon recently, but everytime I sync ...
0
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1answer
75 views

Password problems in ubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu keeps asking me for my password to log in to my account when I enter the correct password, it asks for it again and will not accept it. Id does tell me if it's incorrect when I enter wrong ...
0
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1answer
81 views

how to see the home or recent files in guest account of admin account

I want to see my important videos and images from a guest account which is in my brother's administrator account and the main account is locked by my brother.i have only a guest account and i want to ...
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How to unlock multiple encrypted partitions on boot?

I have two encrypted partitions sharing the same passphrase. I would rather not enter the password twice plus the login password. How can I unlock both partitions at once? Maybe even only enter one ...
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0answers
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Enter Password To Unlock Login Keyring [duplicate]

I had forgotten my password for my user account so I pressed Ctrl + Alt + F2 and loged in as root and ran the following commands root Password: passwd harley Enter NEW Unix Password: Reeter UNIX ...
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0answers
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Unable to login to GUI for some user accounts

I upgraded to 13.04 no issues. A couple of the other user accounts had passwords that worked in the previous version, but weren't meeting the minimum password requirements in this version. I didn't ...
0
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0answers
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I turned off signing in with password - now I cannot authenticate for admin tasks

When I turned off sign in with a password and when I went to go install programs and the password menu pops up so it will install the program. It says I have the wrong password when I type in my ...
0
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0answers
385 views

Recover the LOGIN passphrase with the MOUNT PASSPHRASE

First steps with Ubuntu... after holidays, I forgot my password. HOURA ! So I used GRUB to change my password, it was a success. But... rebooting the computer, arriving on the launch screen... I wrote ...
0
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1answer
258 views

I can only login as guest

I did a password change. It wasn't memorable enough. I reset my password using a series of commands from the root shell in recovery mode: # mount -rw -o remount / # passwd {username} Enter new ...
0
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1answer
129 views

New Login keychain created at each login

Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. Auto lagin is NOT disabled (i.e. I do have to enter my password to login). The password for the "Login" key chain (previously my only key chain is the same as my login password. ...
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0answers
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NEW TO UBUNTU, No loggin or password! [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.4 and I can only sign in as guest. I entered the User and Password I originally chose and nothing works. I can't do anything because I don't know the root password either. I run ...