cannot authenticate update manager

Asked by Dick Morningwood on 2010-11-07

Update Manager now requires a password for authentication. My password for Ubuntu doesn't work, and my password for Launchpad does not work either. Should I create a new Launchpad account just to create a password that works? Seems silly. Thanks.

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2012-09-25
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2013-07-22
Andreas Mauer (amauer) said : #1

I am having the same problem - neither my Ubuntu login nor my Launchpad password works. I can't seem to install anything!

Phil Thomas (philipjthomas) said : #2

I have that problem when using Update manager,it only occurs for me when any updates for Chromium browser are included.Does anyone else have any ideas?

patrick (patpin) said : #3

I have a following problem : after type my password , the window does not dispears. Update manager works when I click to close the window ( in french : Authentification ).
Have you any idea ?

Laura Blackwell (lblackwell49) said : #4

I am unable to authenticate and because of this, I cannot download my updates! Can you help please?

Dick Morningwood (murphy9) said : #5

Hi, Laura: This problem has been solved. Thank you.

On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 9:35 PM, Laura Blackwell
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> updates! Can you help please?
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carlos (twinturbo72) said : #6

i forgot my authentication password how can i get it or change it? it wont let me upgrade nothing:(

shelley pritt (shelleypritt25) said : #7

im trying to do my updates and i cant as i need my authenticate then asks for a password dont no it #

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