User password trouble -

Darton Williams dartonw at
Sat Jul 17 16:30:17 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin at> wrote:
>    I fixed the root password in "single user" mode and can now boot it
>    as root but my notes do not tell me how to restore bobg's password.
>    I don't want to add a new user and have to reconfigure everything!
>    Suggestions appreciated.
>    Bob
>    --

When you get logged in as root, you can use either system-config-users
(System -> Administration -> Users and Groups) or the passwd command
from a terminal to change bobg's password, e.g. "passwd bobg".



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