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Offline jeeva

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« on: December 21, 2004, 06:09:18 AM »
hi guys,

i forgot my root as well as other user password, sometime ago ricky was telling how to how to logon without a password and how to change root password later on. I can't remember it exactly, can anybody tell me how to do it? i am using redhat linux. Thanks in advance,


Offline neo

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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2004, 11:19:21 AM »
not a big problem man. At the boot prompt (grub or lilo) type "linux single" and you will get a root shell. Change your passwd and reboot.  :wink: