Friday, September 18, 2009

Reset Root password UBUNTU

If you forgot you password for your ubuntu system you can recover using the following steps

  1. Turn your computer on.
  2. Press ESC at the grub prompt.
  3. Press e for edit.
  4. Highlight the line that begins kernel ………, press e
  5. Go to the very end of the line, add rw init=/bin/bash
  6. press enter, then press b to boot your system.
  7. Your system will boot up to a passwordless root shell.
  8. Type in passwd username

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