June 4, 2008

Using chroot to Recover root Passwords

Author: JT Smith

The problem: there's a system that's been collecting dust on my shelf for some time now. I've come to realize, unfortunately, that I no longer remember the password for this machine. Rather than reinstall the system, I used an much easier method utilizing chroot. The easiest way to achieve this purpose is with the use of a LiveCD.

Link: bioslevel.com

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