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Old 05-10-2009, 09:18 AM   #1
scwinn
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Forgot my root pwd


Silly me!

I just installed Easy Peasy Linux on an Acer AspireOne netbook. I made have an auto login so my daughter could use it easily. Now i would like to apply upgrades BUT i forgot the root password.

Is there a way I can fix this?

Thanks!
 
Old 05-10-2009, 09:38 AM   #2
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Possibly through sudo (if the User you created has permission), you can change the root password.
Code:
$ sudo passwd root
 
Old 05-10-2009, 09:44 AM   #3
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Or just boot in single user mode (it is passwordless in most systems) and run the passwd root command.
 
  


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