Ubuntu – Authentication token manipulation error

Authentication token manipulation error on Ubuntu

Authentication token manipulation error on Ubuntu

Recently, I forgot my “root” password for my Ubuntu (duh!). So I try attempting to change my “root” password by selecting recovery mode on the grub menu and dropped into a root shell prompt.

Everything works perfect until I try to change the password. The picture above is what I get when i try to change the password. 🙁

So, to solve this, just run this on the prompt:

Anddddd… Walla! Try to reset the password again and it works! 🙂

Any Comments?