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I think I know the answer but thought I'd ask to be sure. I just installed Redhat 8 on a workstation and setup a regular user account during setup and ...
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    flw
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    I'm at the alter of shame


    I think I know the answer but thought I'd ask to be sure.

    I just installed Redhat 8 on a workstation and setup a regular user account during setup and the password for root. Two hours later I've completly forgotten the pwd for root

    Since I do have local access and a regular account, is there any practical way to reset or recover the pwd? I assume not but thought I'd ask
    Dan

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    Install Redhat 9 and pick a new password and WRITE IT DOWN....

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    eh, I found this when I searched on google

    http://www.desktop-linux.net/root-password.htm

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