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Old 01-12-2009, 01:48 PM
Nigel Ridley
 
Default Forgot username password

I just bought a new Dell laptop with Ubuntu (I intend immediately to install kubuntu-desktop) and
can't get into it :-( They didn't supply the username password and i have contacted my local Dell
service center - but until they get back to me I figured that you guys could help me get into my
new laptop.

How can I set a new [admin] username password?

Blessings,

Nigel

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Old 01-12-2009, 03:50 PM
"Dotan Cohen"
 
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2009/1/12 Nigel Ridley <nigel@prayingforisrael.net>:
> I just bought a new Dell laptop with Ubuntu (I intend immediately to install kubuntu-desktop) and
> can't get into it :-( They didn't supply the username password and i have contacted my local Dell
> service center - but until they get back to me I figured that you guys could help me get into my
> new laptop.
>
> How can I set a new [admin] username password?
>
> Blessings,
>
> Nigel
>

Boot into single user mode and reset the root password.


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