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Old 03-05-2013, 05:28 AM   #1
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I changed the root password


I thought it would a good a good idea to change the root password, then I immediately forgot the new password.
Editing the shadow file just made it worse..

The helpful salix installation cd, had an option to reset passwords without installing anything.
 
Old 03-05-2013, 05:34 AM   #2
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thanks, but this isn't a great place to put tips and advice.
 
Old 03-05-2013, 05:40 AM   #3
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where should it be put?
 
Old 03-05-2013, 06:01 AM   #4
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