forgot log in password for ubuntu 12.04 lts

Asked by micheal elwood on 2012-07-15

loaded 12.4 onto an old system, boots up to login screen, I have forgotten the password. How do I get thru to change the password?

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Solved by:
José Antonio Rey
Solved:
2012-07-21
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2012-07-21
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2012-07-15
Best José Antonio Rey (jose) said : #1

You can check this FAQ for more information on how to reset your password:
FAQ #356: “How do I reset my password in Ubuntu ?”.

micheal elwood (elwoodm) said : #2

Thanks José Antonio Rey, that solved my question.