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Fitbit Zip tracker lost syncing?

This morning, I found my Fitbit Zip tracker lost its connection with my Nexus 7 Fitbit app. It can not sync with the wireless USB dongle either.  The device looks OK. Still tracking my steps and others. It is just lost syncing from last Friday.

fitbit-zip-tracker

My guess is something wrong with the tracker itself.  Maybe settings of bluetooth.

So reset the device.

Restarting your tracker will turn it off and then on. Restarting your tracker does not clear its data.

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Reset your Adobe password to protect yourself

Got an email from Adobe, it recommend me to reset the password of Adobe ID. There is an security incident happened this month early. So to minimize the potential harm to user account, it is better to reset password.

Important Password Reset Information
To view this message in a language other than English, please click here.

As we announced on October 3, 2013, we recently discovered that an attacker illegally entered our network and may have obtained access to your Adobe ID and encrypted password. We currently have no indication that there has been unauthorized activity on your account.

To prevent unauthorized access to your account, we have reset your password. Please visit www.adobe.com/go/passwordreset to create a new password. We recommend that you also change your password on any website where you use the same user ID or password. In addition, please be on the lookout for suspicious email or phone scams seeking your personal information.

We deeply regret any inconvenience this may cause you. We value the trust of our customers and are working aggressively to prevent these types of events from occurring in the future. If you have questions, you can learn more by visiting our Customer Alert page, which you will find here.

Adobe Customer Care

I entered my email address of my Adobe ID into the password reset page. It confirmed an email sent to me.
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Then, I checked email and found the email with reset link. I click the link and enter the new password. It confirmed there is another email to confirm the password is changed.

So everything is simple. Just follow the instruction of email to do reset your Adobe password to protect yourself.

How to reset your webmin password

If you forgot your webmin password, you may need read following instruction which will show you how to reset it. Because I did it yesterday afternoon.
First, logon to the server via ssh and sudo as root user, or just ssh on server with your root user.
Second, say, you want to change or reset your password to [newpass].

/usr/libexec/webmin/changepass.pl /etc/webmin root newpass

After that, it will tell you,
Updated password of Webmin user root

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