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Old 08-26-2007, 10:08 PM   #1
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I installed SLES 8.2, roughly 2-3 years ago and rarely log in. How can I recover the password for my profile without reinstalling Linux?
 
Old 08-26-2007, 10:29 PM   #2
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I installed SLES 8.2, roughly 2-3 years ago and rarely log in. How can I recover the password for my profile without reinstalling Linux?

You might wanna try using a Knoppix disk to change the pws.

http://knoppix.com/

Down load a version from the site, burn the img and boot from it.
Once you boot into knoppix, you can navigate the panel on the
left to a utility that will enable you to change your pws.
Also, once in knoppix you should be able to use the standard
CLI syntax to change it as well.

Hope that helps.
 
Old 08-26-2007, 11:17 PM   #3
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You might wanna try using a Knoppix disk to change the pws.

http://knoppix.com/

Down load a version from the site, burn the img and boot from it.
Once you boot into knoppix, you can navigate the panel on the
left to a utility that will enable you to change your pws.
Also, once in knoppix you should be able to use the standard
CLI syntax to change it as well.

Hope that helps.


Thank you. i will try it in the AM.
 
Old 08-31-2007, 08:46 AM   #4
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I think this link will help you..

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=581052
 
  


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