Posts tagged How to reset root password of Linux machine
There are multiple ways of recovering your Linux system if you have forgotten the password for root account. In this article I will discuss about how to do it using GRUB and single user mode.
GRUB provides great flexibility to recover a system by providing on the fly editing of boot options. The standard Fedora Linux systems support single user mode for which no log in is required. The following explains step by step procedure. Though this article takes Fedora system as an example, This procedure will work fine for any Linux system that has GRUB as boot loader and supports More >