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Old 01. Jan 2016, 11:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How do I recover forgotten password in Mint 17

Because of infrequent use I have forgotten my root password. Tried a few things after googling but did not work. Help!
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Old 01. Jan 2016, 05:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Take a peek here: http://www.noobslab.com/2012/02/rese...d-quickly.html

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Old 01. Jan 2016, 11:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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and then there is:
https://mintguide.org/system/248-res...inux-mint.html
which is similar to the other answer.

can this be done remotely?
- unlike the windows system,
not really, as you need access to the local keyboard.

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