Forgot username password - Solved!

Nigel Ridley nigel at
Mon Jan 12 15:09:22 UTC 2009

Nigel Ridley wrote:
> I just bought a new Dell laptop with Ubuntu (I intend immediately to install kubuntu-desktop) and 
> can't get into it :-( They didn't supply the username password and i have contacted my local Dell 
> service center - but until they get back to me I figured that you guys could help me get into my 
> new laptop.
> How can I set a new [admin] username password?
> Blessings,
> Nigel
Replying to self here:
  Found the answer here:



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