Forgot username password - Solved!

Geoffrey Bays charioteer7 at
Mon Jan 12 15:19:53 UTC 2009


thanks for replying to yourself, because the site has
got really easy to follow suggestions
for those of us who are not *buntu adepts. Excellent link!


Geoffrey Bays

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Nigel Ridley
<nigel at> wrote:
> 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:
> Blessings,
> Nigel
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