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Old 12-25-2001, 09:12 PM   #1
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changing root password

HI !

I`ve set the same password for root and normal user . After i adduser, the root password doesn`t work . How can i change the root pswd in this situation ?

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Old 12-25-2001, 11:38 PM   #2
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Have you tried changing the normal user's password to something else and then see if root's password works again? If that doesn't work, when you boot up try entering at the boot prompt linux single. When you get a command prompt, try changing root's password.


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