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PAM Authentication / Login

I'm having a little issue on Ubuntu where any commands that require root privileges takes longer to execute than normal. I managed to identify the culprit to the cause after checking my ...
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Changing to superuser failed, but root access. (Ubuntu)

i am running Ubuntu 12.04, relatively fresh, only samba 4.2 with dependencies installed. After changing to root, there's is warning "Access is denied", but then Access is given: adminuser@pc:~$ sudo ...
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how to make ubuntu send sms via connected gsm mobile phone each time false login attempts are made?

how can i make a system running ubuntu send me sms alerts? i want that as and when any intruder tries to login to my system [which is running ubuntu 12.04 LTS] a sms alert should sent on a pre fixed ...
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Ubuntu cant login as super user Authentication failure,for a previously accessed password

i cant login as super user using su command ,previously it was successful and i am sure that password is correct,previosly there was an issue by changing file permission of www folder and i follow ...
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Ubuntu Server - User account unable to change password

I am running an instance of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I recently set it up and began adding user accounts to the server. One of the users can login to the server normally vis public key, however when ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - How to change login screen to allow login to active directory domain

So, I have an Ubuntu 12.10 machine that has been joined to an active directory domain. However, when the machine turns on and I am presented with a login screen, I cant just type DOMAIN\user. All ...
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Firefox on Ubuntu repeatedly asks for password with HTTP authentication

I asked this on Stack Overflow and it was suggested that I ask here instead. I have tried searching for this but nothing I find quite matches my issue. My wife and I run identical setups. We both run ...
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The server 127.0.0.1:3128 requires a username and password. The server says : cntlm for parent

I have just installed cntlm on my new Ubuntu 12.04. In configuration file etc/cntlm.conf, I inserted my network configure like below: Username: myUsername Domain : myDomain Password: myPassword ...
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OpenSSH server: how to configure keyboard-interactive authentication

How can I configure the OpenSSH server (on Ubuntu) to allow keyboard-interactive but not password authentication? I know that public-key-authentication is the preferred one, but I want to test a user ...
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Cyberoam authenticated network only allows browsers to connect to internet, not any other application

I'm accessing my college network (which is protected via Cyberoam) via Wifi, and I need to authenticate to the network using my ID in the web browser. Once done, I can access internet with the browser ...
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Full Disk Encryption with Two-factor Authentication for Ubuntu: How?

Background Information I'm a Linux newbie recently weaned off Windows. I'm currently using Ubuntu 11.04 without full disk encryption. Only my home directory is encrypted, and with eCryptFS. Lately, ...
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su: Authentication failure on Ubuntu

When I try to switch to another user from the command line using "su", I get an authentication failure, as shown below: su - otheruser Password: ***** su: Authentication failure Yet I ...
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Problem with shared ssh keys

Following the process I've used in other environments, I've tried setting-up shared keys between my Mac and my CentOS 4 webserver. I've seen the same problem with my older Ubuntu 7.10 workstation ...
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Authentication required by wireless network

I would like to use a wireless network from Ubuntu. In the network drop-down menu I select a network (this is a University network I have an account there). Then I get a windows with the following ...
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What is the best way to keep subversion users and passwords in synch with Linux users?

I'm not sure what is best, keeping subversion users and passwords in synch with linux users and passwords or just having linux somehow provide subversion authentication service. I'd prefer to just ...
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Firefox in Ubuntu : how to automate basic authentication password confirm dialog

I have an Ubuntu workstation with Firefox always open on a (autorefreshing) web page protected by basic auth. At startup, I have autologin and automatic Firefox start on the page and I have saved the ...
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firefox in ubuntu : how to automate basic authentication password confirm dialog [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firefox in Ubuntu : how to automate basic authentication password confirm dialog I have an ubuntu workstation with firefox always open on a (autorefreshing) web page ...