Password authentication

Tony Baldwin photodharma at
Sat Sep 5 20:38:02 UTC 2009

Mike wrote:
> I am unable to log on to root as my password is not accepted by the 
> system. I am getting a password authentication failure notice.
> My password is accepted in the GUI.
> I am using Ubuntu 9.04.
> Thanks - Mike

Can you log in with kdesu or gksu to your favorite sysadmin gui thingy
(haven't used any of those in ages, the gui admin thingies or kde or 
gnome) and change your password,
then see if it works?
might be worth a try.


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