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Re: New on Debian

Am Don, 2002-10-31 um 03.45 schrieb debianoverdunes:
> Hello out there¡
> Being new to debian makes me ask some boring questions but I feeeeel
> like walking over dunes in the sahara. How do I suppose to get into my
> debian system as root if a can't remeber the root password? I have no
> intention of reinstalling the system. Sure there's most be a way to
> recover it or a workaround. Hope you can lead me to the oasis.

- Boot from the debian install disk and choose the "rescue" system
- mount your root partition in /mnt
- type "chroot /mnt"
- type "passwd root"
- type in a new password



Matthias Hentges
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