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Old 01-04-2013, 12:05 AM   #1
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Reset password

How to reset the password of one user, for that I've lost its current password?
Old 01-04-2013, 01:49 AM   #2
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I'm not sure what distro you're using but you can do it easily through the command line as root:

usermod -p password username
Replace username and password with the correct values.
Old 01-04-2013, 02:14 AM   #3
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Or just with this command as root:
passwd [username]


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