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  1. #1
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    Jul 2005
    Somewhere in the milkyway galaxy

    forgotten root password

    All right. This was kid of dumb. I was setting up linspire for a friend, and we set a root password, and I managed to forget it. I know in grub there is a way to boot in to single user mode, so I can reset the password. How is this done?


  2. #2
    Linux Engineer
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    Apr 2005
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    To do this with GRUB, you have to edit your Linspire's entry and add a "1" at the end of the line which contains your kernel path, options, etc.
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