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Ubuntu login modification

From what I've red I'm legally allowed to modify my personal copy of Ubuntu. Correct me if I am wrong here though. So my question: I would like to edit how the user logs in. I am using the default ...
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How to make password visible in Ubuntu login screen?

My six month-old child was hitting the keyboard of my locked laptop. And after some time I noticed that characters in the password entry field are visible (I mean not as asterisks). Is this some kind ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
389 views

After changing password, cannot log in

I lost the password to my old laptop, and after reading, I found out how to change it using the text interface. I successfully changed my password to my root user, but now instead of telling me ...
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Ubuntu infinity progress circle that appears after typing the password and pressing the Enter key is frozen

I don't know how to take a screen shot at the moment you're logging in, so I'll try to explain the component I'm referring to. If you set your Ubuntu to ask for password before the system start, of ...
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1answer
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Lock screen turn off and on : Goes to a loop asking to enter password to unlock- then turns off again.

I recently updated my laptop from 12.04 to 12.10. And now, whenever I lock screen with "CTRL+ALT+L", the screen locks, and monitor turns off. But within 30 seconds, it turns on and asks for password. ...
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1answer
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12.10 Login Screen Skipped, Just begins session

so ive got windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 dual booted with Windows 8 bootloader and grub timeout set to 0. When it boots i dont even see the orange logo with the orange dots (loading screen) just a blank ...
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1answer
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Why does the ubuntu password screen take longer on a wrong password?

I noticed that a check on a good password takes ~.5 seconds. However, if you give a password that is incorrect, it takes ~3 seconds to inform the user as such. Why is this?
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1answer
688 views

How to change Ubuntu One Password?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and having problem as under: I have My User Account password and when I open "System Settings >> User Accounts" the dialog get unlocked by providing current password. Also when ...
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2answers
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Login screen won't accept my password

I recently upgraded to 12.04 from 11.10 and since upgrading have been unable to login to my user profile. The upgrade went okay and I can login to a guest session fine but whenever I try to login to ...
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8answers
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after 12.04 upgrade: can't log in although password is correct

I upgraded from 10.10 to 12.04, and now can't log in any more. The password is correct- when I type in a wrong one, I am told it's incorrect, while the correct one is seemingly accepted, but then just ...
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1answer
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How do I recover my main Login Password?

I have forgot my main password for main log in and for everything that I need to authenticate things for. How can I recover or reset my password?
2
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1answer
93 views

Security exploits affecting login?

On ubuntu 10.04, I choose System > Disconnect > Swich User, then at the login screen I can click Ctrl+Alt+F4 to get a command line over a black screen, & then click Alt+F7 to redirect back to my ...
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3answers
343 views

Why I have to wait some seconds before I can input my password on login?

When on login I click on the user, immediately shows password field but before I can type it I have to wait some seconds, sometimes even 5! I don't see this problem on other computers that I have, ...
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3answers
883 views

Auto select user on login screen

I am new to Ubuntu (10.10), migrating from Windows 7 and I want to setup my login screen so it auto-selects user (there is only one user profile on my system) and that it asks for my password so I can ...
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How can a user avoid entering password on boot? [closed]

Is there a way to avoid entering a password in the process of booting up? I am using a new and latest installation of Ubuntu, with Gnome desktop in it.