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croosnaya 04-04-2012 05:51 AM

I have lost my password. can you help me to recover my password in ubuntu
 
I have lost my password. can you help me to recover m

repo 04-04-2012 06:01 AM

Welcome to LQ

Which password? User, root?

Kind regards

273 04-04-2012 06:20 AM

A guide like this:
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword
Can be found through googling. The essence being:
Bring up the GRUB menu.
Select the option with "recovery mode".
Select "drop to root shell prompt".
Type the following on the command line:
Code:

passwd <your username>
Follow the prompts.
Type:
Code:

exit
Select "Resume normal boot".

Satyaveer Arya 04-04-2012 06:59 AM

Just type in google "how to recover/reset root password in ubuntu" and you will get many links to sort out the things.

ochienged 04-17-2012 06:52 PM

Instructions from 273 should suffice. They are quite elaborate.


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