want to change password

Asked by joe burnagiel on 2013-01-22

i would like to change the password but the person who put ubuntu on my computer did not tell me what it was and he can't remember what it is. i can't upgrade my version of ubuntu and it is no longer being supported

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actionparsnip
Solved:
2013-01-24
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2013-01-24
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2013-01-23

www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword

Warren Hill (warren-hill) said : #2

If you have an unsupported version I suggest you back-up and do a clean install with 12.04. If you just want to reset your password take a look here

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword
or here
https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/ubuntu-help/user-forgottenpassword.html

joe burnagiel (jburnagiel) said : #3

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.