So you forgot your linux password

January 15, 2019

  • Reboot your computer.
  • Hold Shift during boot to start GRUB menu.
  • Highlight your image and press E to edit.
  • Find the line starting with “linux” and append rw init=/bin/bash at the end of that line.
  • Press Ctrl + X to boot.
  • Type in passwd username.
  • Set your password.


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