How can i get a new authentication key I have lost mine and HPare no help

Asked by Jeffery Watts on 2014-08-05

I need an authentication key to be able to install updates and change setting and [possibly remove a programme.
I was advised by vendoor to contact HP as there should have been a sticker on the laptop giving the details. It is an HP255 A week has gone by with no answer from HP

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #1

If you have an Ubuntu system and want to reset your password (which is also the password to enter as confirmation for an administrative task), you can use the instructions in

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