I forgot my authentication password so can't install Ubuntu updates. What can I do to solve this issue?

Asked by sarah reiser on 2014-12-15

I forgot my authentication password so can't install Ubuntu updates. What can I do to solve this issue?
Is there a possibility to set my main password back? My PC won't accept my main password anymore. I have to deal with this issue since approx 3 months. I`m no ass in operating with computers.

TIA,
Sarah

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Language:
German Edit question
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Aptdaemon Edit question
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Last query:
2014-12-15
Last reply:
2021-02-08
Sebastian Heinlein (glatzor) said : #1

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 05:11:49PM -0000, Richard Brown wrote:
> Question #259117 on Aptdaemon changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/aptdaemon/+question/259117
>
> Linked to bug: #1226255
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1226255
> "can not install, do not have the authorization password and i am getting frustrated!!"

Please take the time to google before opening a bug report. There are
several howtos to reset your password.

franz, obinger (obifra) said : #2

no, i need in german

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