HOW TO RECOVERY A PASSWORD USING THE RECOVERY MODE OF UBUNTU 14.04LTS SERVER EDITION

Riccardo Magrini

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IN CASE WE NEED TO RECOVERY A PASSWORD MISSED IN OUR UBUNTU 14.04LTS SERVER EDITION THE BEST PROCEDURE TO RE-SET IT IS TO USE THE RECOVERY MODE.

1 STEP – RECOVERY MODE

REBOOT THE SYSTEM AND OPEN IN GRUB MENU AND GOTO “Advance options …”

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SELECT THE RECOVERY MODE

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SELECT THE OPTION “root …”

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2 STEP – SET NEW PASSWORD

NOW RUN THE COMMAND

$: mount -rw -o remount /

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SET A NEW PASSWORD FOR OUR USER (IN THIS CASE IS “user”)

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NOW REBOOT THE OS

$: reboot

AT THIS POINT WE CAN USE THE NEW PASSWORD FOR THE ACCOUNT “user”.

“cya to the next 1…. Njoy !”

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