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hi, i forgot the username and pwd for one of my logins in fc6.i got the username by going thro /etc/passwd file.but the pwd is encrypted.can anyone tel me how ...
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    how to retreive forgotten pwd?[fc6]


    hi,
    i forgot the username and pwd for one of my logins in fc6.i got the username by going thro /etc/passwd file.but the pwd is encrypted.can anyone tel me how to retrive or switch to a new pwd??

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    Here's a HowTo for resetting root and/or user passwords:

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/lin...-password.html
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    Log in as root user and execute this
    Code:
    passwd user_name
    Assign new password for that user.
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