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Hide windows of applications, password to make them visible again An edited version of this script will (completely) hide/show interfaces (windows) of any application, listed in the head section of the script (toggle). It has a "mild" password protection, since the password is stored inside the script. The key combination to run the script will be another ...


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An application that has been designed to take advantage of additional user privileges like System Settings - User accounts can do this. An application like Thunderbird that has not been designed like that cannot out-of-the-box. Therefore your have two possibilities: Dust off your programming skills and add the functionality yourself Create a different ...


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For others coming across this from Google who have a fully encrypted hard drive and want to remove the passwords here is an alternative. This will disable the key ring prompt by removing the password. Set the key ring to no password. Press super key, or click launcher orb, enter password and select "Passwords and Keys" when it comes up Right click ...


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Not only recovery mode can give access to root, also any live medial such as bootable USB or Live CD/DVD could also drop you to have sudo permission. Some helpful notes: Secure your Grub Menu with password Remove the ability to boot from USB / CD /DVD or any other removable media Secure your BIOS with a password BUT Any physical access to your PC ...


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Reset your MySQL root password by doing the following: sudo service mysql.server stop then start mysql skipping table granting sudo mysqld --skip-grant-tables & Login to MySQL as root mysql -u root mysql Change your root password UPDATE user SET Password=PASSWORD('new-password') WHERE User='root'; FLUSH PRIVILEGES; exit; Restart mysql sudo ...


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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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Try using passwd [new passwd] from your account? This will create a password. If that does not work, then sudo passwd -u [new password] [username] definately should.


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The guide assumes that you are using /mirror as your home directory on all cluster nodes (as well as on the master node, which is ub0 for the guide and pythagoras for you). If you are not using /mirror as your home directory (or, more precisely, if your home directory is not shared among all nodes), the following line: mpiu@ub0:~/.ssh$ cat id_rsa.pub ...


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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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One of the first things to check is to confirm that your Number Lock isn't on when you're trying your password. If this isn't the case @user68186 is correct, you can use the link to reset your password: How do I reset a lost administrative password?


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SOLVED Login: Reran: rm ~/.local/share/keyrings -fr “unlock login keyring” on boot went away! Chrome: Signed out of Google accounts in chrome. Dumped / cleared history in chrome, checked all the boxes in the history pop up. Shut down chrome. Open chrome. Sing in to Google accounts, check that all Google “services” work correctly. Shut down chrome. ...


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There's a very detailed guide here. In short, you need to generate a key pair (check if ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub exists) add that public key into Bitbucket>Manage account>Security>SSH Keys>Add Key . Then you should edit the .git/config file in your project folder, change the https url to ssh format. from: ...


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Through extensive trial and error, it appears that the culprit was auth required pam_tally.so onerr=fail deny=3 unlock_time=3600 magic_root Removing deny=3 unlock_time=3600 and instead doing sudo faillog -l 3600 -m 3 appears to have done the trick. I would still like to understand why, if anyone can offer an explanation. I chose those options ...


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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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try sudo passwd [login] See also https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/user-management.html


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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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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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Without thinking I set the passphrase to be really long, and it became a pain to type. I ended up using the following to change it to something more manageable. sudo cryptsetup luksChangeKey /dev/sda5


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If myuser is in the sudo group, then this order of the lines won't provide passwordless access (as noted by Florian Diesch), because the 3rd line overrides the 1st one. myuser ALL=(www-data:www-data) NOPASSWD: ALL # Allow members of group sudo to execute any command %sudo ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL So just put the lines into this order: # Allow members of ...


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If you have a master password, then Firefox will need you to input that password in order to use any of your stored passwords. There is no way around this, because the stored passwords are actually encrypted using a key derived from the master password. So it is not possible to have a master password, but set Firefox only to ask for it if you want to ...


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"security. ask_for_password" Determines when Mozilla should ask for the master password. 0 (default): Only the first time it's needed.(As per your need set this value) 1: Every time it's needed 2: Every n minutes, where n is the value in security.password_lifetime. My personal suggestion. Before leaving the system to some one. Press ...


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The adduser command sometimes does not correctly assign a password. The other command to add users, useradd, does not prompt for a password. In either case, if the password set is not recognized, you have to provide a password separately via the passwd command as superuser to replace the password. From the terminal, run sudo passwd username where username ...


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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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sudo uses your user's password, it is the same you enter when logging in. You can try changing your password with passwd.


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Specifically for 14.04 WARNING: Do not change your password to blank, as other answers have suggested. This could be dangerous. 1.) Search for seahorse, keyring, or passwords. 2.) File -> New (or Ctrl+N) 3.) Name a new 'Password Keyring' as "Chromium" 4.) Enter your 'Chromium' password. End Result is different passwords for your login and your ...


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try username: ubuntu and leave the password blank. Also other problem with it is also that running programs are gone when you log in again.


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Please note, you can set any password using root account, there rules accepted for users that trying to change it's own password. To set password expiration and other parameters for all new users you should check /etc/login.defs file. Actually your rules looks like correct, I think you just try to set password using root, but superuser (root) should have ...


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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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If it's your computer and if you are only one user, the password should be the same as login password. Otherwise it will be predefined password either from another user or Ubuntu


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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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getent group sudo | grep your-user-name If you find your username among the list from command above then you are a sudo. To use a sudo with no password which is not advised at all and make you in risk to hurt your system Open terminal window and type: sudo visudo In the bottom of the file, type the follow: username ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL


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This is not the correct solution and as Christian says in the comments bellow it will make it less secure. But if the encryption is not a priority for you you could use this workaround. First find the partition that has the swap sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for kempe: Disk /dev/sda: 233,8 GiB, 251000193024 bytes, 490234752 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * ...


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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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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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