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Old 08-15-2015, 11:47 AM   #1
Bairo
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Forgotten password, How to reset?


Am using Manjaro Linux Xfce 64 bit, GNU GRUB version 2.02 beta on Acer C720 Chromebook. Any help please is urgent.
 
Old 08-15-2015, 11:53 AM   #2
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Boot from some live distro on cd or usb
Mount your filesystems and chroot into your installation
Run passwd <yourusername> or just passwd if you wanna change root password
 
Old 08-15-2015, 11:55 AM   #3
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Is this a crouton installation, or a complete replacement of ChromeOS? It makes a big difference...
 
  


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