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new password not accepted [duplicate]

I followed the steps for resetting the password on Ubuntu 13. It all worked until I entered a new password, then I got the message "Authentication manipulation error" -password unchanged. This was ...
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How to clear ALL memory or reset a password on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I recently had Ubuntu 12.04 running on a PandaBoard ES. I set up a password with it to log in. Well, today I decided to wipe the OS off the SD card and re-install it. I formatted the SD card, ...
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error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/user/E: Command-line `mount -t “ntfs” -o

I forgot the password of my user login, so i read some forums and i did what they stated (as follows) : mount -rw -o remount / passwd user sync reboot -f Now I can login using my new password but I ...
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Password reset but don't get passed login screen

I reset the admin password in recovery mode. When I try to log in after reboot, I remain in the login screen and don't get a wrong password message. Anybody knows what is going on? Thanks
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Can't Authenticate in Software Center?!?! Please Help

Here is the sequence of events: I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 using a pendrive I set up a password that was very easy to remember. I then set up Ubuntu one, but never got the email. I then set up ...
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How to reset Ubuntu user account password on chromebook? [duplicate]

I've read a lot on here and nothing seems to be helping me. I've just set up Ubuntu on my Acer Chromebook and I'm very noob atm. I don't remember setting a password or the system asking for one. I've ...
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How to remove password recovery reset?

How can I remove the ability to reset passwords outside of Ubuntu. This probably is ill advised, but I already have set a really good password that I cannot forget with high entropy and 42 ...
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Still can't recover/change password in Ubunti 12.04 [duplicate]

I, like others, set my password to "None" thinking that I would be able to log in without having to enter a password every time. Now I can't log in as Admin. to load apps, etc. I have tried the ...
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Cryptsetup failed

Totally new to Ubuntu here, and I decided to give it a go and do a fresh install on my free-DOS Lenovo e330. Everything went smoothly all the way through the installation, and I decided to add an ...
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Server 2003 password reset HELP! [closed]

My issue arose when I was attempting to uninstall an application from my windows server 2003 box. I was constantly getting errors when trying to uninstall the software so I booted the server into safe ...
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1answer
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Cannot reset my password

I cannot reset my password I'm kinda stuck... I tried resetting my password with the recovery mode but it says error! Does anybody know how to solve my problem??? I also could upload some ...
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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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Admin password reset successful, but not recognized on reboot

I'm running version 12.04, GNU GRUB version 1.99-21 Ubuntu 3.1. When I reset user/admin password using the root shell, it says that the password reset was successful. But, when I try to exit and ...
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12.04 home encrypted and I have written down encryption passphrase. How to reset login password?

I set up a friend with 12.04 and he forgot his password. I encrypted his home directory and I have written down the encryption passphrase during the first boot. If he changed his password after I ...
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set for boot without password still while installing it asks for password. How to reset or recover the password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost Administrative(root) password? I have only Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my system. I set logon password as "boot without password" and removed the ...
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418 views

How do I reset my user password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost Administrative(root) password? I lost my Ubuntu user account password... I saw some other questions on this topic that had answers telling me to ...
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server needs username and password to logon which is not known

i got a used server and don't know the username and password to login. Anyone know how i can reset the username and password without needing to wipe everything and starting from scrach?