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Maybe Ctrl + A + D? That should exit and reset to the starting shell.


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The wifi password manager is not able to store the password for all users in the keychain. Therefore when entering the password choose the people icon in the password box and choose store the password only for this user. The system will prompt you for a keychain password. Next go to network manager and choose your wifi network. The network manager should ...


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For completeness' sake, I post the solution we found during our conversation in the comments section as an answer: First of all, you are probably able to boot into your Linux system, you may just not be able to log in graphically, since graphical login usually tries to read/write in your home directory. You can still try to log in using a virtual console ...


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Not sure where its located in 14.04 but if you go to Settings - Users and Groups then select the user that can login without a password and where it says Password click Change. In 16.04 there is a checkbox for Don't ask for password on login If that is checked .. uncheck it and that should take care of the problem


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Your password needs to have the special characters escaped. So if your original password is xgT{uic[Is?uJ+it will have to become xgT\{uic\[Is\?uJ\+ (A slash before the special characters). You might also want to look at something already written to do this such as AutoMySQLBackup, but I'm not sure if you need daily, weekly or monthly backup rotations. ...


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I was following this youtube tutorial when I came up with the same problem. So this is the first result when I search the error in google and unfortunately the solution elemer82 has provided doesn't solve the problem completely. I try to write instructions in a way that other people can follow: first of all I'm using Vagrant for making some sandboxes and ...


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I have set password in this way: After completion of mysql installation, run command: sudo mysql_secure_installation It will show: NOTE: RUNNING ALL PARTS OF THIS SCRIPT IS RECOMMENDED FOR ALL MariaDB SERVERS IN PRODUCTION USE! PLEASE READ EACH STEP CAREFULLY! In order to log into MariaDB to secure it, we'll need the current password ...


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Unfortunately, I believe that passwords are a safety feature in Linux and are required for the most part. A blank password when trying to authenticate will through an error because blank passwords aren't actually allowed. My suggestions would be to use a real basic password like 1234 or something... basically its a password that isn't a password lol. Also a ...


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I solved it!.. I change the one that launches the synaptic by replacing Exec = synaptic-pkexec in usr/share/applications/synaptic.desktop pkexec is the one that manages authentication when you open synaptic(that is the flaw) which it doesn't authenticate you even though your root password is correct. I replace it to gksu synaptic %u then, save ...


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You can recover or set root password without knowing the current one by starting mysql without loading the grant-tables. This is the cli to do this: $ sudo mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables Now you can log in as root without a password and perform all commands, as in this case, set the root password as root. $ sudo mysql --user=root mysql This is the ...


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[Solved] Still not sure what went wrong, but re-install of ubuntu server 16.04 did fix the problem. No idea why the first install caused the problem.


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This is very vague... What are the circumstances? Does someone know your password? Generally if you believe password to be: Weak Password (Not very strong) Known by someone else. (who is not trusted) (Compromised) You can change the password by logging to your account and typing: passwd or passwd username(if you would like to change another user's ...


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The software you are mentioning isn't safer than the one built into Ubuntu. No need to purchase anything special. The software you are talking about uses "256-bit AES encryption" according to their website. You can have an encryption using the same algorithm using the "cryptsetup" on Ubuntu with a regular thumb drive, see for example: ...


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I get the same symptoms when I update, but for me the fix (after killing mysql and restarting with --skip-grant-tables to get in) is to execute update mysql.user set plugin = ''; The update process likes to set this column to "unix_socket". I don't know what that is supposed to accomplish, but for me it breaks everything.


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Thank you all. I have the same problem. This thread provide me the right direction and here is how I got to the fix. I tried use smbclient to see what happened I got this: " SMB server does not support EXTENDED_SECURITY but 'client use spnego = yes and 'client ntlmv2 auth = yes' " I think this means samba client is telling the samba server use features ...


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The easiest and most fail safe way will be to save your files in password protected archive files, 'zip' being the most popular archive file format supporting such protection. This format is supported directly in most OS's including Ubuntu and Windows, without installing any other applications. If you want complete drive encryption you'll have to install a ...


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I first added the line client use spnego = no at the end of file /etc/samba/smb.conf, but it did not work. After I placed the line near the beginning of the file, the network drives worked.


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There is no 'root' account available for login by default. It is locked in a default installation. You don't state where your install runs from, so I am going to assume it's running from your remote user account on the server. You can enable the root account if you wish, but there's more 'secure' approaches to do this, than just enabling the account. ...


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Since this question was originally answered, KDE has apparently changed, and I'd like to update this article to keep it useful. As has been pointed out, (through no fault of the O.P.) the original question was indeed unclear: it asked how to reset password but did not supply the motivation: Remembered password, just resetting Do I remember my old KDE ...


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Yes after the latest update I did yestarday samba was not able to connect as a client via the nautilus. Mounting via the mount direct command still was working. I had to change the smb.conf file as suggested above by adding client use spnego = no Then you have to restart the samba network stack (just reboot). Everything is working now.


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Since root login is not possible by default because of security concerns you can do sudo su or sudo -i in terminal(ctrl+alt+t). Which then asks for your user password. This will be accepted because youre in the proper group called sudoers. Typing exit will bring you back to your normal user.


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KDE is huge, so it's not very surprising that you ran out of space. Next time, though, try to resolve before you reboot. It can save you a lot of headache. Follow these steps to restore normal Unity. Enter a TTY by pressing Ctrl + Alt + F1. Log in with your username and password. Run sudo apt-get purge kde-* kubuntu-*. Run sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...


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All such requests are logged in /var/log/auth.log in a format that looks similar to (anything from polkitd in there should relate to these forms of authentication request): Apr 23 17:45:09 tester-VirtualBox polkitd(authority=local): Operator of unix-session:c2 successfully authenticated as unix-user:tester to gain TEMPORARY authorization for action ...


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You can use Prompty. It will allow you to prompt the user for their password, and then you can use Prompty's exit code to determine if they entered the correct password or not. If they didn't then stop your script. Installation: [Applies to Prompty 1.0] Download Prompty from one of the links posted at ...


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Check that you have winbind installed. Install it if haven´t got it and restart samba-ad-dc again. You should be fine after that. https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2016-April/199291.html


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I had exactly the same problem. Adding client use spnego = no to the [global] section of /etc/samba/smb.conf solved the problem in my case. Apparently the default value changed to "yes" after the update to v.4.3.8, so I needed to explicitly set it. See the online manpage for reference.


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Check your ~/.ssh/config. If you want to use password authentication, you can set it up just there like this: Host myRemoteComputerIP PubkeyAuthentication no It will never try public key authentication against this host. How about when I have to connect with two different usernames once using a rsa key and an username / passwd authentification for ...


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Run your script as sudo: sudo ./script


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A non-interactive single line command for changing the password of a user: sudo usermod -p `perl -e "print crypt("new-password","Q4")"` john usermod -p requires encrypted password to work. Please note the new-password will be visible for users who can list the processes.


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The installation process will not ask you for the root password nor for your personal user password but for the password of the database user root. This is, if you dont changed it, initaly empty. You should run mysql_secure_installation and set a mysql root password when asked for it. Then restart installation of phpmyadmin with the now well known mysql ...


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Most people don't realise that software encryption of your drive is unnecessary if they've got an SSD. Just set a hard drive password because the data in flash is almost certainly encrypted anyway, and the drive password protects the key. Check the specs of your drive to verify this.


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You can configure PAM to do this for you. Just open /etc/pam.d/common-password and append use_authtok to the first password line (the one which calls the pam_unix module) so that it looks somewhat like this: password [success=1 default=ignore] pam_unix.so obscure sha512 use_authtok Now add this line above the previously modified line: password ...


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It's a security measure. If someone were to find your computer logged in, they might open the settings to take a look at your passwords. If they know you rather well, and also know one or two of your passwords, they might be able to guess your password using what they know. However, since Ubuntu shows all the passwords as being five or six (I can't count ...


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It is simply to obfuscate the real password length, see it as a part of a security feature.


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Following @elder-geek's suggestion, I noticed that my connection didn't have the password saved. (Connection editor -> Edit Connection 'X' -> Wireless Security). If you put the password in this tab and hit OK, it should save it.


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It seems like I can answer my question myself. Still, give more answers if you have them. sudo pm-suspend && vlock -a does the trick. But it requires the vlock being installed. And don't make it the other way round, ie. sudo vlock -a && pm-suspend, as it will ask for root's password on wake up, and there is no such thing in Ubuntu, as far as ...



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