Recover - Reset forgotten linux root password - LinuxConfig.org


#1

This method of reseting/recovering of lost Linux root password should work on most of linux distributions. I have tested this method for couple years already, starting with debian woody,redhat and suse to ubuntu .


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/recover-reset-forgotten-linux-root-password

#2

Olaf

passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
passwd: password unchanged

What to do?


#3

Lubos Rendek Mod -> Olaf

run mount command and check if your / partition is not mounted as read-only


#4

favogiuseppo

I use Manjaro 16.10 xfce, which part of the code should I edit?