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Can't login on my computer.

by FOXAMARK / April 5, 2005 12:06 AM PDT

I am talking about a Red Hat linux O/S. I installed it and created a user name and password but did'nt write it down.
I had to boot my P.C. and I can't do anything with it because I forgot the user name and password.

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As I recall
by Yew / April 5, 2005 12:43 AM PDT

If you stick the RedHat CD into the drive, one of the boot options is a rescue disk. That should let you at least reset the root password, and from there you can just delete and recreate your normal user account.

This time though, consider picking a password you can at least remember long enough to get into your system upon restarting.

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Try linux single.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 5, 2005 12:57 AM PDT
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forgotten username and password on linux system
by FOXAMARK / April 5, 2005 1:50 AM PDT
In reply to: Try linux single.

Thank you Bob. This site really works. Thanks

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