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Old 05-25-2012, 01:56 PM   #1
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cannot authenticate in software centre

After getting fed up with logging on every time I leave the computer I disabled my password in System Settings User accounts. I still get asked to enter my password on startup but when I try to install a programme from the software centre my password isn't recognised. Is there a way of resetting the password option in System Settings, as at the moment when I try my password isn't recognised.
Otherwisw every thing works fine.
Old 05-26-2012, 07:00 PM   #2
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Did you try single user mode and "passwd" to reset password?
Old 05-27-2012, 05:56 PM   #3
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Hi Kowal,
I tried resetting my password using safe mode but with no success, so I tried the same method ie passwd username etc in a terminal and it worked, much easier than running safe mode. Thanks for your query though.


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