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  • Boot from a LiveCD/liveUSB/whatever. Chroot into the hard disk and call "passwd"

    You'll type in a new password. :)


    Answered by marc
    3 years ago
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  • boot into single-user mode.
    then run passwd to change the password.

    Answered by nykac
    3 years ago
    0 0
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