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Old 08-11-2010, 05:00 PM   #1
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How to reset my password manually?


how to reset my password manually?
 
Old 08-11-2010, 05:45 PM   #2
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Use the command passwd and it will ask you for your current one, then for the new one. If you'd forgotten your password, but remembered the root one, you could become root and use passwd yourname

A useful way of finding commands is with apropos: try apropos password and you'll see what I mean.
 
Old 08-11-2010, 07:04 PM   #3
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Hi,

Since DavidMcCann has provided details. I suggest that you look at some of these links to aid you in the future;

Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
Linux Command Guide
Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide
LinuxSelfHelp
Getting Started with Linux
Bash Reference Manual
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Linux Home Networking
Virtualiation- Top 10


The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
Old 08-12-2010, 12:45 AM   #4
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