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Old 08-31-2004, 11:51 AM   #1
j_miguel_y
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forgot password =( ?!?!


I have the root account, and I have normal user account on my linux REDHAT 9.0 machine. I forgot my normal user account password. Is there a way to remake or find out that password through the root??

What is the command or steps to reassign or find out my passowrd for my normal useraccount?


Thank You,
Mike
 
Old 08-31-2004, 11:58 AM   #2
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The passwd command changes any user's password -- as long as the user using it as permission to do so.

Login as root and use passwd followed by a username.
Code:
passwd username
 
  


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