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Old 08-25-2008, 10:24 AM   #1
man5237
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Mandriva Root Password


I am new to this forum.

And

I am new to the world of Linux.


I want to know , is there any way to reset the root password in Mandriva Linux?
 
Old 08-25-2008, 10:26 AM   #2
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I am new to this forum.

And

I am new to the world of Linux.


I want to know , is there any way to reset the root password in Mandriva Linux?
Yes, of course. Just open a root terminal and type this command:

passwd

Then, follow the prompts. Good Luck.
 
Old 08-25-2008, 11:36 AM   #3
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And if you forgot the password, at the boot screen (where you choose Mandriva/Failsafe/Windows...), choose more options (F2 if I remember correctly), add " 1" at the end of the boot line (this is called "single-user mode") and use the passwd command as suggested.

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