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Old 02-28-2011, 08:42 AM   #1
damiokus
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Can not login as user in Fedora 14


I installed Fedora 14 on a Windows 7 64 bit machine. I forgot my password to access the fedora operating system. Pls, is there a workaround? Thanks.
 
Old 02-28-2011, 08:57 AM   #2
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Hello and Welcome to LinuxQuestions,

If you have access as root you could enter at the console with your root credentials and change the user's password with the passwd command:
Code:
passwd <username>
which will prompt you to provide a new password. After that you can login with your regular user credentials.

If you also have forgotten that password (normally you provided it at installation), then you can follow a guide like this one:
http://www.go2linux.org/fedora-cento...sword-recovery.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
  


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