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Re: forgot root password AOL



on Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 09:45:37PM -0300, Michel Loos (loos@qt1.iq.usp.br) wrote:
> Em Seg, 2002-02-18 às 20:28, Paul 'Baloo' Johnson escreveu:

> > Remove root's password from /etc/shadow in text editor of choice.

> This did not work last time I tried (2.4.17),

This indicates an error in your method.

Creating a null second field of /etc/shadow removes the user's password.

Peace.

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