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How do I bypass my password?

asked 2012-01-26 13:14:30 -0500

billtower@hotmail.com gravatar image

updated 2012-01-29 02:09:40 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

I inadvertantly changed my user password config to (no password), now i cannot get back in to my site. Please tell me how to bypass that login screen that requests a password...OR remove said password.

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We need more information, is this a web server ? password to what exactly.

bodhi.zazen gravatar imagebodhi.zazen ( 2012-01-26 13:24:46 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-01-29 02:23:27 -0500

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updated 2012-01-30 02:57:29 -0500

Boot into rescue mode to reset the password of the user in question. Once logged in as root, use the passwd command to change the user in question's password back to something easily remembered. Reboot and login normally.

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/12/html/Installation_Guide/ap-rescuemode.html

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