[UbuntuWomen] Ubuntu-Women Digest, Vol 58, Issue 3

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 20:55:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Flo M <whisperedflo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 5:46 PM, Karin Qadri <kzqadri at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Ubuntu Women
>> Silly me I forgot my login password and I am "locked out" of Ubuntu. I am
>> used to windows where I was able negotiate that stuff. I have a dual boot XP
>> and Ubuntu lucid lynx (10.04).  I never use XP the older a Microsoft OS is
>> the worse the company makes it.....  I write this from my Windows 7 laptop.
> I don't know if this[0] still works, but it saved me (saved my father,
> actually) more than once. You should try it anyway, there's nothing to lose!
> [0] http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=3609

One change:  hold shift, not hit esc.  GRUB2 has a different trigger key.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo

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