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login issue; dual accounts

Sorry! Logged in w/Launchpad apparently created a new ID for me instead of merge. Please merge TyphSniftR and typhaneic at gmail.com. I am on stackoverflow, ubuntu, linux, launchpad, github, etc. w/ ...
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I have to log in with my old email here on ask ubuntu even though I already changed the email

I have to log in with my old email here on askubuntu even though I already changed the email. What do I do to log in on ask ubuntu with my new email? Thanks!
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How do I log out of the Ubuntu website after creating a Stack Exchange account?

I can't find a log out button after I created my Ubuntu Stack Exchange account.
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Can I merge my LaunchPad login to this account?

I've seen this question multiple times, but they're all dated, so I don't feel appropriate to resurrect any of those ancient threads. Can a mod help me merge my StackExchange account (which is linked ...
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Launchpad OpenID not working for login on Ask Ubuntu

I can't log in here using my Launchpad ID. I get Canceled on the identification page of AskUbuntu. On the Launchpad, I get an Oops page with an message saying that the error was logged. Sorry, ...
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How to log off from ask ubuntu website? [duplicate]

Once I'm logged into the ask ubuntu site, it seems there is no way to logoff short of exiting my browser. If it is indeed possible to log off, I'd sure like to know how.
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Can't find link to logout from the forum? [duplicate]

Just signed up for Ask Ubuntu. Looks like a great community. I am signed in. Closed all the windows, and the browser. When I open the site again, still signed in. I cannot locate a link to sign out ...
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If you sign up to Ask Ubuntu via Launchpad, would a profile get created on the wider SE network?

Launchpad authentication is only available on AU. If you use that to create an AU profile, would doing so create a profile for you on the rest of the network?
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Why is it still possible to log in to Ask Ubuntu with my old email address after I added a new one?

In my profile I went to Edit Profile & Settings > Edit Email Settings I entered a new email address I want to use to log in. Why is it still possible to log in with the old email address?
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Can't log in to Ask Ubuntu from my new computer - works fine on the old one

I tried to connect to Ask Ubuntu on my new computer but my email and password in the Login Mask just "froze" and nothing happened, I then tried the forgotten password business and received an email ...
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What form of SSO is the launchpad login after July, 2018?

I'm curious. Since OpenID was removed in July 2018, a Launchpad Login button appeared*. Previously, this button had appeared and disappeared over the year, which was why I got into the habit of ...
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Lost access to e-mail account used to register in askubuntu

I have four e-mails one each in google, microsoft, yahoo and yandex and all four have two step verification using mobile apps enabled. I have registered in my askubuntu account using my yandex e-mail. ...
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links to Logout page [duplicate]

I found a page (Log out of the site) that answers the question on how to logout of Ask Ubuntu, so I have the link (https://askubuntu.com/users/logout) which I can bookmark and use that every time I ...
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Why can I not create an account on Ask Ubuntu?

I just tried to create a new account on this site Ask Ubuntu using my email and a password - and not connecting Google, Facebook etc. Filling in the display name, email and password on the https://...
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Login with Launchpad account not possible anymore

For the last two days I haven't been able to login to Ask Ubuntu with my Launchpad account. When I click on the button, it disappears and only the Google and Facebook buttons are available. I have ...
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Log out of the site [duplicate]

How do I log out of this site? The answer I found says I should click on the Stack Exchange logo on the upper left to logout, but there's no such option. Also, what is with "This question body does ...
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The review menu opens and immediately springs closed if clicked when logged out

I had a tab open in Firefox from when I was logged in. Not realizing I had been logged out of the site, I clicked the review icon in the top bar. The menu that would ordinarily show me the review ...
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Ask Ubuntu logout/sign out missing [duplicate]

Another newbie question - where is the sign out of Ask Ubuntu? I have looked everywhere on the questions page and cannot find where to logout of Ask Ubuntu!
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Trying to get Ask Ubuntu login to work with LastPass

I created my Ask Ubuntu login with my Google login, but if I try to manually login with my Google email, and regular Google password (rather than using the "Google" login button), I get "wrong ...
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Require registration to ask a Question

Ok, since people are doing a fuss about rejecting seemsly invalid edits and other quirks, I'm suggesting this again. Why? Because each time we do a fuss about something or other that could be solved ...
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Launchpad account recognized on some stackexchanges sites, not all

Context My StackExchange account lists in "My Logins" several providers, including Launchpad. There is written: Log in or sign up on any Stack Exchange site using these accounts Expected When ...
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Where is the "Log in with Stack Exchange" option?

How to login for AskUbuntu, there is a new login-screen. But the Log in with Stack Exchange disappeared, that's the way I always did it. I don't have a seperate AskUbunut account. I don't see it. ...
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AskUbuntu can only log in via GMAIL LINK, but not by typing in email-pwd combo

So I am trying to log into AskUbuntu with my email/pwd combo, and if I click GMAIL and then click on my email it logs me in, but if I type the same email, it says there is no account associated with ...
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I cant use your captcha to create an account

I can't use your captcha to create an account i have tried over 250 times to set up a new account what can I do? I cant see the worlds clearly enough we have tried to set one up at least 250 tries ...
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how to acces my profile on Ask Ubuntu if I've forgotten my OpenID? [duplicate]

Probably it's not the right place to ask this question, but maybe at least somebody would help me where should I ask it. When I was creating my profile on askubuntu.com I've chosen the option of ...
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How to update my site profile?

I know this isn't a Ubuntu technical question, though I did register my username through google. Now that I go to update my profile and save it says the email address is already registered. Is there a ...
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I moved a discussion to chat, but I'm not logged in there

I just had a lengthy discussion moved to chat. On the chat page, I am not logged in. When I click the link "you need to be logged in", I get to the Stack Exchange page ("Logging you in to the Stack ...
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AU shows me as not logged in while I'm logged in

I'm using Firefox 24.6 ESR (usually in the form of Tor Browser) to access several SE sites. Usually I log in at Tor.SE and then move to other sites. AskUbuntu shows a unique behaviour among other SE ...
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Is there a login for humans available?

I have not been visiting askubuntu for a while and was now confronted with OpenID. I will never be able to remember a password from 8 unique digits with upper and lower characters and special ...
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Unable to log in to chat

When I try to enter the General chat room, the message "You must be logged in to talk" is displayed. Clicking "logged in" takes me to a page titled "Change OpenID" which lists OpenID providers. When ...
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Launchpad Single Sign On

There was a link on a popular Facebook 'Ubuntu fan page' to the site today. Somebody commented to ask "Why can not use Launchpad username and password??". Of course you can use your launchpad account ...
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Are we requiring user registration?

Previous feature requests about this have been confronted with opposition, yet right now if I try to ask a question, it asks me for a valid email and to verify my account. This struck me odd, because ...
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Launchpad logins broken on linux browsers?

One of my coworkers noticed that Launchpad logins are broken. If you log out, then go to login, click the launchpad button, and nothing happens. Normally a text widget shows up so you can type in ...
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New account validation

I created a new account an closed the validation page by mistake before I could put in the validation code i was e mailed. How do I get that page back up to validate my account? I have tried to go ...
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How will i login in when openID goes?

I login here using OpenID, this will end in February. How do I log in after that? I can't see a way in the settings how to merge accounts or change login details. There is no-one to ask either... ...
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Where's my old Ask Ubuntu Account?

Ask Ubuntu seems to support Login via Facebook, Google, etc. Some months ago it was only possible to login with an Ask Ubuntu-Account. How can I access this?
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Integrate my Launchpad/Open ID with stack exchange account?

I am currently using my AskUbuntu account created using Stack Exchange credentials. Recently started being active on Launchpad. But trying to log in using Launchpad/OpenID credentials makes me create ...
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I have registered but can't sign in

I have registered and logged in previously (a couple of days ago). My password no longer works, and the reset code that gets sent to me (I've tried three or four times) does not work. Any ideas?
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Why am I not able to login here with my Launchpad username?

I am not able to sign in here, with my Launchpad username? What could be the main reason for that? I am able to sign in with any of those my emails account or even with Facebook normally!
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LaunchPad Single Sign On needs to be replaced with Ubuntu SSO

Related to this request only with an update in urgency and focus in completion. Ubuntu SSO is the universally recognized login provider for the Ubuntu community, as such Ask Ubuntu needs to use it ...
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cannot login to ask ubuntu

This page: https://askubuntu.com/users/login Has been changed and no longer has a place to enter login info. I have a login id. Should I create another one? I cannot send this message using my ...
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Login flow has bad link

Repro steps: Open incognito window / clear cookies McAfee Site Advisor indicates that this site is risky to visit? Press upvote button In login dialog, click "sign up using google" Result: 404 page ...
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I can't login, although I'm registered on askubuntu.com

I've got a Launchpad and a goggle+ - account, but I can't login to askubuntu, although I'm registered (my username is lowereastside) cause always comes the question for „openID“. Am I too stupid to ...
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Stack exchange log-in fail

I know this is not the place to ask this but I'm desperate I've just signed up to the stack exchange about an hour ago but it won't let me on because no email has gone though.
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Why I can't vote for questions and answers on askubuntu.com?

I'm loged in with facebook open id. I can post questions and answers. I can edit my profile and I see my login name and reputation point at the top of the page. But when I try to vote I get "Please ...
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Change account login

Currently I am logging with launchpad,Lanchpad id logins with yahoo id, I want to change account login details and login directly through yahoo Id. How can I do this with keeping same points and ...
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What happens to inactive users' questions?

What should be do with the users' questions that are inactive from a long time ago? This question is from this user how posted one question in February and after that never came back. What I'm ...
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How to sign into Ask Ubuntu?

Trying to sign into Ask Ubuntu using a Launchpad account. It won't let me get that far once it got me to the authentication part but none the less it fails.
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Transfer/ Merge this account with my Launchpad account

The account I'm logged in with now is one that I guess was made when I logged in for the first time. It uses my Gmail account to authenticate it. But I am working very hard to try and move entirely ...
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Can't login to AskUbuntu, account shows as unregistered

When logged in, my profile shows "Unregistered". I can't vote or anything, I get the "Please login or register to vote for this post." message. When I log in (through Stack Exchange or google) ...