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Authentication Password before download? no idea what that is. its a used computer

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  • If this is a second-hand system and the previous owner didn't reset the password or provide it to you, then you'll have to reset it. – muru Jun 28 '17 at 2:31
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    it's your password. the one you log in with – ravery Jun 28 '17 at 2:35
  • @ravery only if he is in the sudo group – derHugo Jun 28 '17 at 5:26
  • @derHugo -- assuming this iis his personal computer with a standard ubuntu install, he is in the sudo group and the root password is also the same as his – ravery Jun 28 '17 at 5:30
  • Yeah but he already said it's a used computer so I'ld think maybe he is not – derHugo Jun 28 '17 at 5:34