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Old 05-29-2010, 02:32 PM   #1
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Installed newest Ubuntu setting a weak password. Changed password now buggered?

Installed latest ubuntu. Password weak so changed it with
$ passwd <username>
Could not then get into it because I'd forgotten password, or something - thought I knew it well.

So entered a root shell in recovery mode. Changed pass word again with the passwd command.

It now accepts this pass word but all I get is desktop background and no menus or anything.

Get impression the encptfs passphrase needs changing. Have the 5ff7.......................... number that was told to write down during install.

What I do to use the Ubuntu?
Old 05-29-2010, 09:51 PM   #2
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Thanks, forget it. Fixed it, went wrong again so reinstalled.


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