Re: Changing Forgotten Root Password

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On Fri, 30 Jul 2010 16:18:27 -0400
[email protected] wrote:

>   Fedora 11, 12
> Changing Forgotten Root Password.
> Starting computer and going into Single User Mode and deleting the
> "x" in /etc/passwd and restarting computer and login as "root" and
> add new root password, does that still hold true for FC10, 11, 12
> /etc/passwd
> root:x:0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash

This is a bad idea. That sets the password to nothing at all. You would
have a window there where anyone could login. ;( 

Instead see:


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