Forgot login password

JoshHendo ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Fri Apr 7 08:48:01 UTC 2006


Dennis Kaarsemaker Wrote: 
> 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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Isn't that a bit of a security risk if anyone can change your password?


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JoshHendo




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