Reset password

Asked by Chaniece Jones on 2012-08-16

ow can i reset my administrator password without completely wiping my computer files?

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2012-08-16
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2012-08-18
N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #1

Hi ,
easy , you will need only a LiveCD/Usb and boot from there..
follow this guide. http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword/

Thanks

N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #2

Hi ,

sorry for mistake.. NOT liveCD/Usb , you will need to boot from recovery mode..
Also see my answer to this question --> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/206154
Thanks (and sorry again for mistake)

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