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Recover Firefox password files from backup

I recently set my Firefox (actually Iceweasel 24.3.0) master password and promptly forgot it. Before I set the master password I made a backup of my homedir and want to recover the password files ...
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How to lock a unlocked GNOME Keyring?

A password prompt is offered to unlock the GNOME Keyring when I login to my user account. I was wondering how to lock the keyring back in the same session it was unlocked? (I understand that I can ...
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Pam Tally Linux to ban users from wrong passwords

I have a major problem with a fedora distribution (17). I don't know how to set up /etc/pam.d/system-auth in order to ban a user after he/she writes the password wrong (3 times) I have read ...
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FreeBSD password file

What would be FreeBSD password file equivalent of linux /etc/shadow and /etc/passwd? Is it the same? According to what I heard /etc/passwd exists in FreeBSD, but not sure in case of /etc/shadow.
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Saving passwords for pages that redirect on login ( Chrome and FF )

There are pages which redirect after successful login. It makes impossible to click on "save password" prompt. How to save passwords for such websites in convenient way ? ( Chrome , Firefox )
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Different SSH/Login Password From SUDO Password

I'd like to use a different password to elevate my user to sudo status than the password I use to login (either via GUI, shell, or SSH) to my account. Is this possible? EDIT: Since setting the root ...
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How can I change/erase Windows password using Ubuntu Live?

How can I change or erase the Windows XP password from Ubuntu Live (11.04) booted on the PC in question? I reckon it should be possible, at least it is possible to do so to another Ubuntu ...
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Removing previously type commands at a remote server

I am ssh'ing into a remote server and then su'ing to root. The problem is that sometimes, I have not paid enough attention to the console message, and I have accidentally typed in the root password ...
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How to display password policy information for a user (Ubuntu)?

Ubuntu Documentation > Ubuntu 9.04 > Ubuntu Server Guide > Security > User Management states that there is a default minimum password length for Ubuntu: By default, Ubuntu requires a minimum ...
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Reset user passwd when you don't know it

I have a small problem. I have shared keys setup on my domain, so I never type my password to login anymore. I've forgotten my password now. This is a problem because only my user can sudo. Password ...
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Cross-platform centralized desktop password manager

I have been using KeePass as a desktop password manager on Windows for many years. Love it! However, I am now needing to work on different platforms much of my day (Windows 7, Windows XP, Mac OS X, ...
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Gnome/Gtk equivalent of KeePassX?

KeePassX is a great password storing program, but it doesn't use Gtk and doesn't integrate well at all with Gnome. Is there an equivalent program designed for Gnome?
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Password manager solution: Symbian based phone and a Linux machine (Windows is not important, but would be nice)

I currently use KeePassX to manage my passwords on my Linux (Xubuntu) machine. It's nice to have all the passwords encrypted, but sometimes I'd like to be able to tell a password when I'm on the run. ...