[Swlug] Root Password
mark.einon at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 09:21:34 UTC 2016
On 13 February 2016 09:07:41 GMT+00:00, Sharon <dillyg23 at googlemail.com> wrote:
>Can anyone help. I have completely forgotten my 'root' password. I
>get into linux mint and use my computer I just can't update anything.
>would prefer not to have to reinstall if there is a way round this. I
>would probably be classed as a Newbie as I use it as an operating
>to do what I need. I am not into the nitty gritty as it were.
>Any help would be appreciated.
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Yes, its perfectly possible to reset a root password, as long as you can reboot the machine. It may vary depending on which district you're using, but this one from fedora should work on most of them:
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