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It's just your regular password. The password to run commands with sudo is your password, not a separate password. It is the same password that: you came up with and typed in when you installed Ubuntu or created your account you type in on the login screen (unless you have automatic login) you type in to unlock the screen When you're asked for your ...


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It's a known issue, should be fixed soon: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ecryptfs-utils/+bug/1447282 In short: Under certain circumstances, systemd does not recognize encrpyted swap correctly and prompts for a password which has never been set. Swap is always encrypted in case encryption for home was activated as userdata might be swapped out ...


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It's not entirely clear to me what you really want to achieve If you want to encrypt the whole file with vim, you can simply run vim -x myfile.txt and vim will ask you for a passphrase to encrypt your file. On next opening of the file, you don't even need to use -x as vim will find out that it is encrypted and will ask you for the passphrase. If you want ...


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Your question is not making much sense as the user in question has sudo access. So ... Yes a use can change the password on the ssh keys. and A user with root access can change the password of any other user on the system or lock an account without knowing the password of the target account. I am not sure how you are giving them root access or if ...


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In my experience, most updates don't ask for a password. The system is able to update the necessary files without extra permissions. When it does ask for your password, it's to send to sudo, which lets you run a command with root permissions. There are some files that can't be modified except with root permissions, such as the kernel. When one of these has ...


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The issue is due to the permission of the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file. Its permission should not be such that others can write into the file. For example, if the permission is set as octal 666 (it is devil indeed !!), as you can all others have the write permission in the file ~/.ssh/authorized_keys, then the file will be ignored by ssh and you will ...


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To get autologin working run in terminal: sudo gedit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf And in the line autologin-user= add your user name. To disable keyring password you can use THIS GUIDE But it is a security issue


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Two years and no answer? Sad to say, the only solution I've come up with is this script. I've tested it on Ubuntu 14. Note that there is no error handling if you give it bad input. chage_update.sh: #!/bin/bash usage() { cat <<EOF Usage: $0 [ YYYY-MM-DD ] Update chage information for all regular users to the values present in /etc/login.defs, ...


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I found this process for removing an email account fromk Mozilla I have As of 4/27/15. open Mozilla click in the account you wish to delete look for "view settings for this account." double click. 3.outside the box on the left which contains a menu of topics is a "Account Actions. Double click you should now see a list of actions, double click on "remove ...


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Workaround from the bug report. #5: I use it as Client and have deactivated autostart AUTOSTART="none" I start it manually, when i need the VPN. In prevuse version, the startscript asked for the password. Regards Franz So disable the autostart option in the openvpn config file (/etc/default/openvpn) and it will ask for it when you start ...


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it is the same as your user password, type: sudo su and enter your user password root account is disabled in ubuntu for security purposes (there is no root password)


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There is no root password, but you can login as root with either sudo su or sudo -i. After that, you can set the root password with passwd if you so wish.



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