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USER AND PASWORD problem

Postby bortchy on Mon Sep 14, 2009 2:35 pm

problem is when i start linux mint i take the mesage for user and pasworth name incorect but i know that i erote it exactly what can i do?
It is big throuble.
when i try a prepared log without any name do not go
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Re: USER AND PASWORD problem

Postby DrHu on Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:00 pm

bortchy wrote:problem is when i start linux mint i take the mesage for user and pasworth name incorect but i know that i erote it exactly what can i do

In a terminal (ctrl alt F1)
--doesn't quite work, you also have to really know your logged-in name (your user ID)
    passwd
If you know the current passwd (password), it can be changed, also check groups, you should see your user name

Else! ...
Ctrl Alt F1 or start in a console session, I dfon't know if Mint has that selection on their menus..
http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Jaun ... t_password
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 Assign a root password
To be able to log in as root directly, you must assign a root password. This can be done with:
sudo passwd root
--then fix your users and groups

Linux mint..forgot passord
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