Ian Coetzee wrote:
> Hi all
> Funny thing happened this morning. Yesterday I install ubuntu server
> on a server. This morning when I tried to log on, I completely forgot
> what I made the username AND password :S I have a fair idea, I placed
> a capital where there should not be one.
> Is there any way I can get into the recovery console with grub2
> (without logging in to change the settings)?
> Anybody got me another idea?
> btw, I know I can reinstall but that is work, and I am lazy
I imagine appending single to the kernel line during boot still works to
get you to a console as root and no password. Then you should be able
to change the password of the user you created, just write down ;-p
"Life is like linux, simple. If you are fighting it you are doing something wrong."
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