Forgot password for gnome

By uberdragon321
Jun 28, 2008
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  1. my uncle gave me a computer to see if i could find the username and password for it. I found out the username but i dont know how to get the password.
  2. What distro and version of Linux is it?
  3. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,199   +228

    If you have root on the box set the password for that account using the root account. If you are trying to reset root's password boot into single user mode (select this at your boot loader) then set the password there.
  4. uberdragon321

    uberdragon321 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    im not sure, all it says is "gnome" in the bottom right corner
  5. uberdragon321

    uberdragon321 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    what do you mean by bootloader?
    it boots straight on to it without going through grub or anything.
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