everytime i try to unlock to install or upgrade my code is wrong,how do i reset

Asked by LaVar Ballard on 2012-11-06

cant reset key auth. to install or upgrade

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2012-11-06
Warren Hill (warren-hill) said : #1

In a terminal enter

whoami

this gives you your user name. You can now reset you password following the instructions in any of the following links

To set a password there are a few methods (mostly similar) take a look at these

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword

https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/ubuntu-help/user-forgottenpassword.html

http://askubuntu.com/questions/24006/how-do-i-reset-a-lost-administrative-password

http://naveenubuntu.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/recover-login-password-of-ubuntu-1204.html

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