Password not authenticating

Asked by Luis Velazco on 2012-04-30

New Linux User. Average user. Installed Ubuntu 12.04 beta and removed windows 7. after update, I am not able to enter password for functions. Upon boot up. I am prompted to enter password, I do and computer boots up. when I try to add a user account. I am prompted to enter password and it does not authenticate. I've tried resetting it in recovery using intructions (passwd username, resetting password then rebooting. but the problem persists. HELP!!!! PLEASE!!! LOL!

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Larry Abee (larryabee) said : #2

Does the user account you're using have sudo permission? If so this is very odd, maybe some problems while upgrading from beta to final release possibly something broke somewhere which I doubt. Would you consider doing a fresh install of Ubuntu? Just download the latest ISO from the and burn to disk, remember to always backup all your important data first.

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