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Reset root password in Ubuntu

Reset root password in Ubuntu may be a necessary step if you have forgotten it or have bought a used computer which you don’t want to setup anew. Doing so without any installation medium saves you a blank CD and a bit of time.

To start, restart your computer and get to the GRUB menu by pressing Shift while booting. Point your cursor to the Recovery mode option: Continue reading Reset root password in Ubuntu