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Old 02-19-2014, 07:12 PM   #1
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Finding a lost password


I went to updates and none of my passwords have worked, Is there a way around putting it in or do I have to save everything and reinstall linux mint?
 
Old 02-19-2014, 07:26 PM   #2
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You could boot in single user mode and reset the password. Or you could use some liveCD, chroot and reset the password.
 
Old 02-20-2014, 02:15 PM   #3
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https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LostPassword
 
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Of course this does not "find lost password(s)", merely replaces them with new (maybe the sameif known to the OP).
On home systems this probably is sufficient.
 
  


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