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Old 04-21-2014, 03:30 PM   #1
str1ngy hamstr1ngs
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i want to replace lost username and password in Mint maya


Please could you tell me how to replace a lost user name and password in my linux mint maya o.s.I have tryed adding commands to lines in the boot up sequence in edit mode in the grub menu for maya a few times now and had no luck.I also have a mistakenly placed password on the set up in my Acer Travel Mate.Can I change that also?
 
Old 04-21-2014, 03:32 PM   #2
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Here are easy instructions with screenshots: http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword
 
Old 04-21-2014, 03:35 PM   #3
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How can I reset the losyt password and user name in my mint maya o.s?Also my Acrer laptop has a username password set which I dont know either,what can I do?
 
Old 04-21-2014, 03:37 PM   #4
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According to http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword it says:

"If you have forgotten your username as well, type:"

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