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tother1
June 12th, 2011, 04:16 PM
complete novice migrating from windows7. 2nd attempt to log-in I entered wrong password-booted by delete key and followed instructions to change password several times to no avail. What next?

philinux
June 12th, 2011, 04:30 PM
complete novice migrating from windows7. 2nd attempt to log-in I entered wrong password-booted by delete key and followed instructions to change password several times to no avail. What next?

If you've forgotten your password you created at install then this should help you. Unless this is what you've been doing.

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword

VOT Productions
June 12th, 2011, 04:35 PM
Drop to Ubuntu recovery, "resume" normal boot and type "passwd" followed by the user. You'll be prompted for the new password twice.