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A Tahr is a hardened mountain goat living in the high frozen mountains. That is whats being used as the logo - which you might mistake for a sheep.
The passphrase you enter on boot is to decrypt the LVM encryption done with LUKS, which is useful if your physical drive is stolen (e.g. your laptop is lifted). That encryption protects your system, but does nothing to protect individual users once the machine is booted and the passphrase has cleared. If you had passwordless login for any user account, ...
First thing to try is creating a new user and try to authenticate. You can do it with useradd -G [conflicting username GID] -o -u [conflicting username GID] testuser With this you'll be able to know whether is a problem related to your existing user's UID/GID or not. If this fails, try creating another new user: useradd testuser2; passwd; logout. If this ...
In 14.04 the username is ubuntu and the password is blank.
Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to switch console mode. Type your username and press Enter and also now type your password. Next type sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration and hit Enter type your password again and follow screen instruction. As usual, it will prompt you for the model of keyboard (what the keyboard is), and then for the keyboard layout (what the ...
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