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Password issue - can't login to Fedora

asked 2016-03-15 19:32:29 -0500

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Greetings: I am using Oracle VM to log into Fedora Linux. I've been using it for weeks with no issue. I initially had no password set for my login. I set it a few days ago. Today, the system is saying I'm not using the correct password.

Is there a way to get around this? I've tried logging is as "root" using "password" and "root" as the password (unless I changed it and don't remember), but the system rejects those passwords.

What should I do? Please advise.



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Are you sure that you are on the same Keyboard Layout than when you created/changed the password?

Are you sure that CapsLock is not engaged?

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-03-15 21:26:18 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-03-15 23:34:20 -0500

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It's important to add both 'rw' and '/bin/bash' as kernel line parameters for this to work.

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