Accidentally set a root passwd

anj.tuesday at gmx.net anj.tuesday at gmx.net
Fri May 11 14:00:58 UTC 2012


Am Freitag, den 11.05.2012, 23:50 +1000 schrieb Basil Chupin:
> On 11/05/12 23:36, anj.tuesday at gmx.net wrote:
> > I mis-used the passwd command and I think I ended up setting a root
> > password that I now can't seem to remember. At least entering
> > recovery mode prompts for a root password now, and none will do.
> > Sudo works fine, so is there a way to disable the root password from
> > there?
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Anja
> 
> Yes, but go and do a search on your problem and you will find a "ton" of 
> answers on how to do it :-) .
> 
> And doing some research for yourself will teach you not to forget 
> passwords that you set :-) .
> 
> BC
> 
> 
But I so prefer doing blindly what I'm told and hosing my system
even more! 




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