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I just got a netbook that has Ubuntu 8.04. The computer belonged to the deceased husband of a friend and she can't remember the password that he had set up for admin/updates/etc. Is there any way to recover the password or over-ride & replace the password?? There are 188 updates listed and I can't get any of them or even set up my own name/info for the desktop. Can anyone help me, PLEASE ???? I'm not a computer whiz, so need simple instructions :-(