[lug] root password

Rob Nagler nagler at bivio.biz
Wed Aug 2 10:21:49 MDT 2006

Gordon Golding writes:
> Somebody reset the root password on a shared machine and now can't remember what they set it to.
> What's the best way to fix?

If you have physical access, this is easy.  Just mount the disk and
edit /etc/shadow (or /etc/passwd).

Do you have sudo access?


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