Easy way to reset forgotten root password in CentOS 6.5


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  1. 1)从启动进入用户维护模式,系统会主动给予root权限的bash接口,然后用passwd修改密码.
    2)以Live CD开机后挂载根目录去修改/etc/shadow.

  2. Haseeb Ahsan Khan says:

    JazakAllah, Thanku so much. It works

  3. Y. says:

    It works until you secured your grub and… also forgot your GRUB password XD… #truestory T.T

  4. Francis Amaning says:

    Thanks for the step, it works but am not able to login after reboot.

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