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Solved: Login Issue: Ubuntu

Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by Bchander, Sep 27, 2008.

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  1. Bchander

    Bchander Thread Starter

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    I am very new to Linux... 6months back I installed Ubuntu on my computer...but never used it...now I forgot the Username and password...
    Is there any way to reset my Username & password...?
    I also have XP installed on the same computer...
    Please help...
     
  2. Kirok

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    When you restarr the computer, the grub screen will come up; the screen where you can pick the Operating System to boot. If you choose Ubuntu Recovery you should be able to reset the password.

    passwd <user>[enter]

    Guide here if I've not been too clear.
     
  3. Bchander

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    Thanks a lot....

    It worked...:)
     
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