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Re: root password

On 04/12/2013 05:20 AM, Guido Martínez wrote:
> You can, by booting from some other media and changing the /etc/shadow
> file. Or running a chroot, but I would suggest you take a look at your
> keymap configuration.
> If your password has non alphanumeric characters then it's likely that
> what you inputted during the install is not what you really meant.
> Or if you have access to sudo, you can run "sudo passwd". That will
> change the root password.
> Hope that helps.
> Guido

Or you can boot using init=/bin/bash,
you'll need to change the init string in your bootloader.


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