Colin Law clanlaw at
Thu Oct 14 07:37:02 UTC 2010

On 14 October 2010 06:15, Basil Chupin <blchupin at> wrote:
> On 14/10/2010 14:54, Jitender Kiraria wrote:
>> I have forgotten Password to my Ubuntu 8.0 system........Is there any
>> way to login or restore the password.......Please Someone help me
>> !!!!!!!!!!! Otherwise I will have to format the system........Thanx.......
>> --
>> Jitu
>> 9034317617
> By the way, Jitender, the answers you received about how to solve your
> problem also spell out that your system - or anyone's system - is not
> safe just because you have provided a password to logon to your system.
> If your computer is stolen then anyone knowing the answers you have been
> given can get inside your system. Or, of course, if you allow someone to
> access your computer without your presence, the same thing....
> Which is why there is the recommendation that you encrypt your installation.

Though of course if he had encrypted then he would be completely stuffed now.

Is that an official Ubuntu recommendation?


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