[ubuntu-uk] Locked out of Ubuntu

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Tue Oct 18 09:20:33 UTC 2011

Sean Miller wrote:

> This might sound really patronising, but there's no chance that your
> keyboard is playing up is there?
> So when you type "ubuntu" you get "uuntu" or similar?
> Happened to me some time ago with a website, and I was convinced I'd
> been locked out... in reality, it was a duff "9" key which needed to
> be hit VERY hard to make it work :-)

Ah yeah, I've had that sort of thing. One of the reasons I think all
password dialogue boxes should have an option to show the password in
clear text while you're entering it if you want to.


More information about the ubuntu-uk mailing list