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Old 01-04-2009, 10:50 PM   #1
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how do i get into single user mode please


how do i get in to single user mode to reset password
 
Old 01-04-2009, 10:54 PM   #2
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how do i get in to single user mode to reset password
Hi there,

My first hit on google pointed me here:

http://www.debuntu.org/recover-root-...-mode-and-grub

That assumes that you are using Grub as the boot loader. It could help if you told us which distro you are using in order to give a more accurate answer. Not all distros use Grub as its default boot loader...
 
Old 01-04-2009, 10:55 PM   #3
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http://www.debuntu.org/recover-root-...-mode-and-grub

Lol, beaten to it.
 
Old 01-04-2009, 11:05 PM   #4
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Lol, same link Just when I thought that only I knew about google, hehe
 
Old 01-05-2009, 08:34 PM   #5
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Per Wrighty's comments in another closed thread in the netbook forum, he is using linpus lite on an Acer Aspire One. When I googled this extra bit of info, I got the following...

To change the root password, use Alt-F2 to run Terminal, then change to root user with ’sudo su’ and then change the password with passwd

Hope this helps.
Dave
 
Old 01-06-2009, 10:58 AM   #6
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great help thanks it worked
 
  


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