querry: root password!
sgrace at pobox.com
Sat Mar 1 02:50:37 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 20:01 -0800, andrea phillips wrote:
> can you help me i have forgot password what can i do to get on my
Despite the subject line, I'm assuming that you mean you forgot your
user password. If so, here's how to fix that:
* Reboot your computer and select the option immediately beneath the
normal Ubuntu option (I believe it's called Recovery Mode). It will
partially boot and then stop at a "#" prompt.
* At the "#" prompt, enter "passwd" followed by a space followed by your
user name. For example, if your user name is "andrea", enter:
* You will then be prompted for a new password (twice). Enter the
password you want to use.
* At the "#" prompt, enter the word "exit" to continue booting the
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