But you can overwrite the admin password from
When booting up press SHIFT at the grub prompt and use the arrow keys to select the rescue mode option and press enter.
This will boot the system in rescue mode and you should arrive at a prompt that looks like this
To reset your password type this in
Press return, then you will be prompted to enter and confirm a new password.
Once you are done resetting your password you can than switch back to the normal GUI mode by putting this in
If this does not work you can also reset your password using the following steps...
- Reboot your computer.
- Press SHIFT at the grub prompt.
- Select your image.
- Highlight the line that begins kernel and press
e to edit
- Go to the very end of the line, change the
rw and add
init=/bin/bash, press enter, then press
b to boot your system. Your system will boot up to a passwordless root shell.
- Type in
- Set your password.
- Type in reboot