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Old 10-26-2012, 12:14 PM   #1
emon1025
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Resetting root password


hi everyone,

is there a way i can retrieved or change the root password?

if yes. can i ask for some assistance.

thanks in advance.
 
Old 10-26-2012, 12:21 PM   #2
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Yes, you can change it. Google for "linux reset root password" and you'll find links such as http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-r...root-password/. The essential answer is that you boot into single-user mode, and use the 'passwd' command to reset it.
 
Old 10-26-2012, 12:21 PM   #3
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Yes!

The exact method depends on the distribution you are using. Here are easy instructions for Ubuntu for example:

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword
 
  


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