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Old 11-10-2009, 08:52 AM   #1
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Question linux don't reconize some command

Hi people, I forgot my root password of my Redhat Enterprise Server 5, I entered in single mode and I changed it. But now when I login, does'nt load the gnome as X11, it load a command window and a clock, but when I write some command like "ls", the system say "command no found", I tried to init with gnome but I got some errors, saying "No found /etc/X11/... command, etc".

What is wrong ?
Old 11-10-2009, 09:34 AM   #2
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Are you still logging in in single user mode?
Have you tried a simple upgrade by rpm or yum through the command line?
Old 11-10-2009, 03:45 PM   #3
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how did you log in if you don't know the password?
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Originally by themanwhowas
how did you log in if you don't know the password?
kernelimage init=/bin/bash

Which is why physical security is so important ;}

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Old 11-10-2009, 04:17 PM   #5
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Try entering the full path, like /bin/ls. I think your $PATH is empty. What is the out of "echo $PATH"?


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