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I am using ubuntu system which uses openldap for user login authentication. For changing my login password i used "$sudo passwd" and changed it. (of course the password given is same as old one). Then onwards when i trying to run "apt" command it showing command not found. and for some other programs it showing segmentation fault. Can any one tell me why I am facing issue and how to solve this.

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Will you be solving it with programming? –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 23 '10 at 23:25
Don't have enough rep to suggest this is moved to serverfault.. can someone else? EDIT: OP, unless you're asking how to debug whatever application is segfaulting..? –  richo Dec 23 '10 at 23:27
Please post the ouput to: 'echo $PATH' –  Justin Feb 6 '11 at 0:09

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I am pretty sure it is unrelated to you changing password.

You either did something more, or it is just coincidence with some other problem.

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You changed which password?

sudo passwd changes root's password, not yours.

And there is no command called apt. It's apt-get or aptitude.

Unless you have an alias alias apt=apt-get. Whether that works with sudo will depend on which file you put the alias in.

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