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Re: [SLE] Lost my password
  • From: Keith Powell <keith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 19:51:40 +0000
  • Message-id: <200403181951.41131.keith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 18 Mar 2004 18:38, Ron van Stokkom wrote:
> Op Thursday 18 March 2004 19:30 schreef Keith Powell:
> > How can I change my password without knowing what it is?

Ron and Kenneth both replied:
>
> Login as root and enter:
>
> passwd username

I don't know what I did wrong, but I had tried that and it asked for my
existing password - which, of course, I didn't know!

Done it and it now works.

Many thanks

Keith

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