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g3ueq
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forgot password

Postby g3ueq » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:07 am

Hi everyone
New to Linux Mint and have commited cardinal sin, due to great age I have forgotten my user password (not root), is there anyway round this or do I have to re-install.
rgds
Andy

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Re: forgot password

Postby igorzwx » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:50 am

How to reset your password in Ubuntu
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword

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Re: forgot password

Postby g3ueq » Tue Sep 29, 2009 8:18 am

igorzwx
Many thanks, worked a treat !
Andy

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Re: forgot password

Postby igorzwx » Tue Sep 29, 2009 9:09 am

If you protect your BIOS by password, it might be more difficult to reset :D

EDIT: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=478878


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