How to recover root ( root Login : su )password in terminal?

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How to recover root ( root Login : su )password in terminal?

Postby farhannaeem13 » Fri Nov 30, 2007 4:23 pm

AoA to All,

Have a nice day! I want to eatblish connection b/w PTCL HUAWEI ETS 2051 Wirelss Local loop and edubuntu 7.04. I have visited for this

http://www.linuxpakistan.net/forum2x/vi ... e7ac83813e

In console login as a root

root login : su

root password : *****

I have forgot the password. Can any body tell me password recovery method in terminal. I shall be thank for this.

Thanks and Allah hafiz
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Postby lambda » Fri Nov 30, 2007 5:00 pm

login as yourself, type "sudo -s", give it your password, and then type "password root" to set root's password.
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