[SATLUG] Root Password - Help Please!!!!
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 14:33:03 CDT 2010
Cheryl Holmes wrote:
> Tried hitting "enter" without entering anything and it didn't work. We
> never entered any password any where except for a user password along with a
> username. Sounds like I will have to completely reinstall Ubuntu but maybe
> go back down to 9.10 to resolve this as it may be an issue with the 10.04
> What does anyone think?
Boot to a live CD.
Mount the root directory of the current system
remove the x so it looks like
save and reboot. You should be able to log in as root without a
password. Then reset the root password to something you know.
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