How to change linux root password?

Answer Boot up with rescue CD and use command passwd to change password.

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How to Change the Root Password in Linux?

In Linux and other Unix-like operating systems the user "root" is the system super-user. Similar to the administrator account(s) in Windows, root has complete control over the system. The following... Read More »

How do I change the root password for Unix after password has expired?

Log into the Unix ServerLog into the Unix server normally and verify your password has expired. If your password has expired, a message will appear in the Unix session stating your password has exp... Read More »

How to Change an XP Password in Linux?

Resetting and recovering a lost user’s password in Windows XP is easy provided you have access to the administrator account. If you have lost the administrator’s password, things get a bit tric... Read More »

How do I change a password in Linux?

The Passwd UtilityType "su," hit Enter, and when prompted, enter the root password. If you do not know the root password, then you cannot become root and can only change your own password. Keep in ... Read More »