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Old 04-17-2010, 01:36 AM   #1
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Smile how to recover root password in ubuntu 9.10


hi i am using ubuntu 9.10...i want to know if there is any way to get root password...
 
Old 04-17-2010, 01:39 AM   #2
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You can change it:
Code:
sudo passwd root
Your encrypted password in /etc/shadow

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Old 04-17-2010, 01:42 AM   #3
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i do not want to change the password but want to get it...suppose i forgot my root password and cannot access root privilege...so how can i get it..
 
Old 04-17-2010, 03:51 AM   #4
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If it was that easy just to get it, you didn't need
a password. Then everybody else could get it too.

A new password can be set.
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Old 04-17-2010, 07:00 AM   #5
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i do not want to change the password but want to get it...suppose i forgot my root password and cannot access root privilege...so how can i get it..
bruteforce: http://www.openwall.com/john/
 
  


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