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Old 07-22-2013, 08:38 AM   #1
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I need help bypassing the login screen. i forgot my password. someone give me a call (edited out). In need of serious help

Last edited by Mara; 07-22-2013 at 02:03 PM. Reason: Leaving your phone number on a formum is not a wise idea
Old 07-22-2013, 08:59 AM   #2
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Generally you could try booting your system into single user / recovery mode, however as you don't give us any clues as to your distribution or what bootloader you are using we can't give you specific instructions.

In future give your threads meaningful titles.

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Old 07-22-2013, 09:06 AM   #3
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There are hundreds of different Linux distributions as there are also hundreds of different models/makes of automobiles so that is why posting info on your distribution is needed. You might also give us some indication as to your level of expertise or lack of, new user, etc.

The purpose of the forum is to hopefully provide answers to questions by Linux or just computer users in general and have them posted on the forum. I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for a phone call.
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Normally it should be possible to boot a live cd on your machine and re-set the password from there.


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