Linux Reset Root Password

2014 - 12 - 15

Shift while booting (Esc for v9 earlier version);

Highlight the normal booting item (actually, it is highlighted by default);

'e' to edit;

Find the line starts with "linux ....";

Edit "ro" (read only) to "rw", and add "init=/bin/bash" to the end of the line;

Ctrl+x or F10 to boot using this modified temporary item;

Root shell will be available, passwd to modify and then reboot.


ref: > The Other Way

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