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Ubuntu 13.04 users switching without password [duplicate]

My wife and I share the same PC, we only use two different users for easier switching between each other's task without interrupting anything. We're not concerned about privacy nor security. Whatever ...
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Remove need to have a password [duplicate]

I want to run Ubuntu without ever having to enter a password - not on install and not during any kind of operation. Is this possible? I have read through the forums and really did not see an answer. ...
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Disable authentication prompts in 15.04?

I'd like to know how I can disable the authentication prompts when opening apps such as Synaptic, mounting disks and so. I got my user as passwordless set in sudoers, but seems the change to systemd ...
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How to disable the password prompts?

I've have Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop and just about everything I do requires me to enter my password. What do I have to do so I don't have to keep entering my password?
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Ubuntu 13.10 Security Key

I was attempting to install Ubuntu 13.10 today and it came up with a screen asking for me to setup a security key. In the first place, I'm not sure what a security key is, but It said I would have to ...
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`sudo`, `gksu` and `gksudo` without password

In Fedora, I am surprised that if my administrator account does not have a password, sudo, gksu and gksudo won't prompt me for one! (it is not caused by /etc/sudoers). In Ubuntu, they will ask me for ...
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How can I make it possible for all users to log in without a password?

I have a system with two accounts. The primary (and administrator) account automatically logs in at boot time and is used 95% of the time. On occasion I need to logout and switch to a secondary ...
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Can't sudo after removing password from administrator account

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. In the "System Settings"->"User Accounts" I chose the "Login without a password". This was my only administrator account, so according to this answer, I encountered bug #...
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Employee left blank password on Ubuntu 15 graphic install [closed]

My boss wants a blank password on the desktop running the Ubuntu 15.04. The system logs me into the account directly but whenever I try to sudo command anything and it asks for the password, leaving ...
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How to reset password from command line [duplicate]

I cannot reset the password. A box comes showing various commands like -a, --all -r,--repository REPOSITORY -d --delete and a line at the top of the box is also present usage:passwd [options] ...
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Require password even though I removed it

Good day. One day I decided to remove the logon password from the setting. After that when I tried to change my other settings eg : install another language, Ubuntu states it required Authentication ...
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I can't install apps from Ubuntu software center after removing password!

Well , I know all the good reasons why I should protect my system with password , but I really want to keep using my PC without that popup window asking for password . So I did some searches with DDG ...
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Unsetting password still requires password

I've followed the instructions at https://askubuntu.com/a/281093/546023 to unset my user's password and it all worked just fine. In addition I have added the following line in sudoers myusername ...