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by Mohito
Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Lost Password
Replies: 8
Views: 11809

Re: Lost Password

3. Move your cursor to the end of the line similar to: linux /boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-23-generic root=UUID=b8080487-b557-4f55-b288-d7ef2c2b9cc1 ro quiet splash $vt_handoff and replace $vt_handoff with init=/bin/bash. So that it reads: linux /boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-23-generic root=UUID=b8080487-b557-4f55-b28...
by Mohito
Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: I am a complete idiot
Replies: 5
Views: 531

Re: I am a complete idiot

You can try resetting your password. Mind that you also reset the root password then, as it is initially set equal to the password of the user created during installation. (I'm assuming you already tried to access the root console from recovery mode on GRUB, for which you would need to know the roo...
by Mohito
Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: I am a complete idiot
Replies: 5
Views: 531

Re: I am a complete idiot

I told you I was a complete idiot
by Mohito
Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: I am a complete idiot
Replies: 5
Views: 531

I am a complete idiot

normally I go between redhat, and windows, so i should have seen this coming. I had just finished installing linux mint 14 on my computer, and all seemed right with the world, until I reached the login screen. My username was set as isshin and my password was i like cow , or so I thought. I entered ...

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