Linux machine password reset
Once in a while we also forget some passwords. This procedure will give you full root access. Needless to say – be careful.
There are quite a few methods to achieve same results. Assuming linux machine is bootable, this is the quickest and easiest:
- Select Rescue mode during initial linux boot
- Remount with read/write privileges
mount -rw -o remount /
- To reset password type this
Press enter and you will be prompted for a new password, then confirm