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Old 12-05-2021, 08:36 AM   #1
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Password for accessing the update


Hello
How to recover a computer access password. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Update cannot be performed.
Thank you.
 
Old 12-05-2021, 08:50 AM   #2
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would be nice to explain what do you mean by that?
What is a computer access password? Is this the BIOS, root password or something else?
What kind of update is it at all? What does "cannot be performed" exactly mean? (could not be started, failed, or ???) What did you try to update and how? Do you have an error message?
 
Old 12-05-2021, 10:44 AM   #3
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It asks for a password when updating.
 
Old 12-05-2021, 10:48 AM   #4
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How about answering all the questions you were asked?

In Ubuntu, a password being asked almost always means your user password.

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Old 12-05-2021, 03:48 PM   #5
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@Longines: Please add a posting where you show us: first, exactly what you are trying to do; then, exactly what prompt you are now receiving that you can't answer; and, exactly where and when you see it.

The key word is: "exactly."

We are very happy to help you – but, given only what you have given us so far, we literally can't.
 
  


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