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Linux Mint forgot login password

Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by Forcesilver, Sep 6, 2019.

  1. Forcesilver

    Forcesilver Thread Starter

    Sep 6, 2019
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    I installed Linux Mint on an old Dell Laptop a couple of years ago.
    I fully intended to using linux on this machine at the time.
    However I cannot rember the login password.
    Is there a way round this to be able to gain access to my old laptop?
    Many thanks
  2. TerryNet

    TerryNet Moderator

    Mar 23, 2005
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    (Re)install an operating system. Linux Mint has been updated several times, so you may as well get the latest version of it or whatever else you want to try.

    The Rules, to which you just agreed, do not allow any help trying to break a password.
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