Password not recognised problem reports

Asked by Paul D Mallett on 2012-06-18

Administrator password is not recognised for sending automated system problem reports or for running system-config-samba. I am sure I fixed this before but I can not remember how, I have switched on reporting in System,Privacy,Diagnostics although the "tick" seems to disappear after closing Privacy.

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Sam_ (and-sam) said : #1

Sam_ suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #356: “How do I reset my password in Ubuntu ?”.

kathy hall (paxilkat) said : #2

i tried that article but i cannot get the shift key to work on getting to that screen. what else can i do?

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