Self-Made Pineapple Beete :D Feb 18, 2013 @ 7:02am
Password for ubuntu
ok... so... to install steam its asking me for a password and i have no clue what it is, ive tried guessing the obvious e.g: password, pass, admin, linux, ubuntu. but non of that has worked f anyone knows the pass can u please tell me (i havent set a pass as far as i know)
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omegadot Feb 18, 2013 @ 7:05am 
If it's your sudo password, it should just be your password.

Read a touch on sudo, it's not complicated but helpful info.
Tweakedenigma Feb 18, 2013 @ 7:05am 
You would have set the password during the OS install. So whatever password you selected when entering your User ID.
Self-Made Pineapple Beete :D Feb 18, 2013 @ 7:09am 
it says: to install purchased software, you need to authenticate
an application is attempting to perform an action that requires privileges.
authentication as the super user is required to perform this action.

password for ubuntu ____________
SN4T14³ Feb 18, 2013 @ 7:10am 
Yes, that's where your password goes.
Tweakedenigma Feb 18, 2013 @ 7:11am 
During the normal Ubuntu install process you set a User Name / Password, was this not the case with your install? If not how did you install Ubuntu ?
omegadot Feb 18, 2013 @ 7:11am 
You have separate threads on the same issue with 2 separate problems stated. Please don't do this. You need to find your password, if you didn't set it yourself and are using some pre-done VM deal.
Pop Feb 18, 2013 @ 8:02am 
Dude, it's your password, the one you set when you installed.
ProToys Feb 18, 2013 @ 8:08am 
or its the passphrase, when its different from ur sudo password...u must know it
[Linux]sulman Feb 18, 2013 @ 8:13am 
TF2 player wanting Tux. Take that as you will.
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