User password trouble -

Bob Goodwin bobgoodwin at wildblue.net
Sat Jul 17 16:35:47 UTC 2010


On 17/07/10 12:30, Darton Williams wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Bob Goodwin<bobgoodwin at wildblue.net>  wrote:
> --snip--
>    
>>     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".
>
> Best,
>
> Darton
>    

    Thank you. I will add that to my notes.

    But for now a keyboard change should restore bobg!

    Thanks again.

    Bob




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