View Full Version : How to reset password in Fedora Core during boot?
28th November 2004, 06:41 PM
Is there a way to reset a userlog on and password during the fedora core boot? Please help!
10th December 2004, 01:05 AM
When the login banner appears, hit Ctrl+Alt+F1 to get a console. Login in as root and use
# passwd username
to change the user account's password. If you've forgotten your root password (meaning you're probably really desperate), at the grub splash screen, instead of hitting [enter] to boot your kernel, hit e to edit the boot options. Then select the line that begins with kernel and hit e again. Add the word single to the end of the line. Hit [enter] followed by b. The system will now boot into singleuser mode. Run passwd to change your root password and passwd username to change your user password.
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