reset root password

Asked by timothy f tuinstra on 2011-07-29

new Acer Aspire 5742Z-4685, intel processor p6100 ubuntu linux version 10.4 lucid linux pre-loaded when purchased, no install cd. when i first set the machine up, i forgot to write down the root password and forgot it. how do i find out what it is or reset it?

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There is no root password, your user has all the access you need. The link above shows how you can reset your users password

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