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Old 03-22-2005, 04:58 PM   #1
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Logging into Mandrake


Problem : Unable to get into the system

Login ID not recorded.

Found a password only

Is there a way in which I can stop logging in process and get into the system?

Something similar to "safe mode"



P.S I did get a suggestion to type in linux single but that did not work

Looks like I might be trypin it in at the wrong prompt.
Old 03-23-2005, 09:51 AM   #2
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I think mandy has the "recovery console" or something like that... use it.. su to root, then type passwd (username) and make a new password for the user..........

you might also be able to hit control-shift-backspace (or control-alt-backspace)

you use kdm or gdm?


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