Why is Ubuntu asking for a password?

The password is required because it’s using sudo to run the actual installation as root. You may be able to address this by modifying /etc/sudoers to allow it to run apt-get and dpkg without a password (see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Sudoers or this post Run apt-get without sudo).

How do I make Ubuntu not ask for password?

Go to “System Settings”, then “Brightness & Lock“. Either put the Lock switch to “OFF”, or uncheck “Require my password when waking from suspend”.

What is the default password for Ubuntu?

There is no default password for Ubuntu or any sane operating system. During the installation a username and password is specified. Having a default username/password would be a bad idea from a security perspective.

Can I remove password Ubuntu?

If your system is of a lower security priority and you believe that password information is unnecessary, you can disable password authentication to enable blank login requests from all users who access the proper username on the system.

What is automatic login Ubuntu?

the automatic log in means that the user will be logged in automatically and wont have to enter password and username at the log in screen. That’s it.

What do I do if I forgot my Ubuntu password?

If you forgot the password for your Ubuntu system you can recover using the following steps:

  1. Turn your computer on.
  2. Press ESC at the GRUB prompt.
  3. Press e for edit.
  4. Highlight the line that begins kernel ……… …
  5. Go to the very end of the line and add rw init=/bin/bash.
  6. Press Enter , then press b to boot your system.

How do I find my Ubuntu password?

There are two main files related to system user authentication: /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow . The actual user’s passwords are stored as hashed version in the shadow file. They are hashed by the crypt function. It is not possible to “decrypt” any password from the shadow file, because hashing is one way mechanism.

How do I remove sudo password?

Here’s a quick fix that removes the requirement to enter you password for sudo .

  1. Open the /etc/sudoers file (as root , of course!) by running: sudo visudo. …
  2. At the end of the /etc/sudoers file add this line: …
  3. Finally, open a new terminal window and run a command that requires root privileges, such as sudo apt-get update .

Which password does not require Sudo?

How to to run sudo command without a password:

  • Gain root access: su –
  • Backup your /etc/sudoers file by typing the following command: …
  • Edit the /etc/sudoers file by typing the visudo command: …
  • Append/edit the line as follows in the /etc/sudoers file for user named ‘vivek’ to run ‘/bin/kill’ and ‘systemctl’ commands:

How do I change a user password in Ubuntu?

How to change a user password in Ubuntu

  1. Open the terminal application by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T.
  2. To change a password for user named tom in Ubuntu, type: sudo passwd tom.
  3. To change a password for root user on Ubuntu Linux, run: sudo passwd root.
  4. And to change your own password for Ubuntu, execute: passwd.
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