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Old 02-23-2004, 12:29 AM   #1
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Forgot my user account password


A window appears welcoming me when linux Red Hat 7.2 loads. It is asking for a user name and password. I don't remember it. How can I get by this window?
 
Old 02-23-2004, 12:51 AM   #2
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login as root and give your user a new password


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