[nmglug] dude, wheres my password?

Jason Davis mohadib at openactive.org
Tue Apr 12 17:59:18 PDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 18:20 -0600, joe at highmayhem.com wrote:
> Hello,
> Yeah, I'm that guy. I thought I knew it, I don't remember changing it, 
> but I can't log in as root with any password thats in my head. What can 
> I do? Can I change it to something new? Can I find out what it is?
> What would you do?
> Thanks,
> Joe

joe , i know you use umbunto or whatever it is called....

sudo bash

when promteded for a passwd enter the normal pass
you use when you login. If that doesnt work we can 
break out the live cd and fix it up for you :)


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