Forgot login password

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Fri Apr 7 07:59:58 UTC 2006


On do, 2006-04-06 at 23:49 -0700, Christine Raphael wrote:

> I forgot my login password to access my ubuntu desktop. I tried 
> everything, dont know what to do. Please help me change the password. 
> Or any advice on what I should do?

Choose recovery mode from the boot menu. This will lead you to a root
login in the console. Here you can change your password with:

passwd username

(replace username with the username you use on that machine)
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Dennis K.
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