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> Forgot Password., Forgot user password.
post Jan 3 2004, 10:44 PM
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This is a really embarassing question. I have Red Hat 9.0 and have these two users:

1) root
2) untz

I forgot my password for user "untz" (this is the main account I use). Is there a way to login as "root" and manually change / look at user "untz"'s password?

Thanks again... laugh.gif
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post Jan 4 2004, 09:59 AM
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Yes ... as the root user type this in a terminal window:

passwd untz

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