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Old 11-14-2012, 09:41 PM   #1
buickpower
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Root password no longer recognized


I am running RHEL 6.2 on my laptop using VMware player. It is being used at home to practice for RHCSA prep class that I am currently taking. I was adding users to the system as practice on the command line. Tried using gui to view users currently added. I was prompted to type in my root password and when I did it would not accept it. My login password and root password were setup the same. I have no problem loging into the system, just getting administrative permission. Does anyone have a suggestion to get in and add my root password back
 
Old 11-14-2012, 11:39 PM   #2
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I have never faced what you're facing, however i landed on this http://linuxgazette.net/107/tomar.html have a look at it and see if it solves your problem.
 
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:52 PM   #3
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That is going to do it. Thank you for the help.
 
  


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