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Linuxhelp _ Technical Support _ password

Posted by: paparoachisazum Nov 20 2008, 06:27 PM

so when i first bought my computer i had to configure firstboot or what ever it is. i set a password but i forgot it and i need it to download files and some other stuff ive been needing to do. any help?

Posted by: michaelk Nov 21 2008, 07:55 AM

It would be nice to know what linux operating system / version you are running to provide some specific help. I assume you want to reset the root password. Lots of help can be found by googling. This might help.

http://linuxgazette.net/107/tomar.html

Posted by: paparoachisazum Nov 22 2008, 12:08 AM

QUOTE (michaelk @ Nov 21 2008, 07:55 AM) *
It would be nice to know what linux operating system / version you are running to provide some specific help. I assume you want to reset the root password. Lots of help can be found by googling. This might help.

http://linuxgazette.net/107/tomar.html


ubuntu

Posted by: michaelk Nov 22 2008, 10:14 AM

Google is your friend...

http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-3609.html
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword

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