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Old 12-05-2012, 07:41 PM   #1
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Angry Lost password reset/retriveal?


I reset my password and promptly forgot it. How can I reset or retrieve it? Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 12-06-2012, 07:47 AM   #3
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just boot the machine in single user mode ,
Procedure:- While booting in kernel line press e and in the end of that line insert 1 or single and press enter and then press b.. u will automatically be in single user mode there type passwd and enter your new password and reboot the machine ..that all
 
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just boot the machine in single user mode ,
Procedure:- While booting in kernel line press e and in the end of that line insert 1 or single and press enter and then press b.. u will automatically be in single user mode there type passwd and enter your new password and reboot the machine ..that all
Just a little heads-up about the above answer: This is distro/configuration specific and might or might not work.
 
  


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