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How do I change my password? [duplicate]

How do I change my password for Ubuntu?
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How to change sudo passwords [duplicate]

When I try to change a sudo password, it say it doesn't work even running the mount -rw -o remount / When you run that command it would say i worked from the root menu but would still be invalid when ...
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Cannot change password using passwd [duplicate]

I typed the passwd command, then input the new password. ~$ sudo passwd Enter new UNIX password: Retype new UNIX password: passwd: password updated successfully I closed this terminal and open a ...
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Is UNIX password the root password . i changed UNIX password ? I did not find the right answer before posting this [duplicate]

To change unix password from command line: i used : To change the root password: sudo passwd This gave instructions to change the UNIX password. It did not change my user password, who is the only ...
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Resetting Ubuntu to factory settings

I've had a lot of problems lately and now I'm having problems logging in at the login screen. I'm giving up and just want to reset and start over. How can I "factory reset" Ubuntu, in this situation, ...
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Where to find password for users created in Ubuntu (16.04)

I'm new to Ubuntu i have made to 2 ordinary users in my Ubuntu and provided them same password but now i want to check is passwords are similar but don't know where to look for it or what command line ...
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Can't login even with password Linux ubuntu [closed]

I can't log on, it lets me type my password in and almost logs in but then goes back to the login screen. Can't even login on the guest account. I tried Ctrl+Alt+F2 but it tells me my login is wrong ...
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I have tried grub booting to reset my password but it won't work, did I do something wrong? [duplicate]

I was changing my administration password to my computer and I must have made a mistake and mis-typed some part of the password because I tried every password I had put on the PC, nothing worked. Is ...
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is this a password bug in Disco Dingo (Ubuntu 19.04)?

Password is set successfully. - Now a friend want to use Ubuntu too on concerning notebook, but wants an easier password, than already setted password. I tried: sudo passwd ... and typed the new ...
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Authentication fails after turning off login password

Good day! Ubuntu 16.04 runs on a laptop. It used to have a login password, i turned it off just now. Now the system does not accept the sudo password anymore... I cannot unlock user account, ...
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Encrypted user home page recovery

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 version. I unfortunately lost access to my root user. I managed to login to other users. But as there is important data in it I would like to recover it. I have tried many ...