changing passwords cause i forgot them or been changed without permission

Asked by Robert E. Jones Jr. on 2012-06-24

is it possible to change all passwords or reset system cause i cant upgrade plugins or install upgrades

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2012-06-24
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2012-06-24

Hold SHIFT at boot, select select recovery mode, then select root. You can now run:

passwd foo; reboot

change foo for yourusername. eg:

passwd andy; reboot

You can now log in and use sudo to change the other accounts you may have if you need.

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