Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Howto change root password

Guide https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Password_Recovery
Change root and use the passwd command, or erase the password field entry. Any Linux capable LiveCD can be used, albeit to change root it must match your installed architecture type.
Change Root

Boot the LiveCD, and change root.
Use the passwd command to reset your root password.
Exit change root.
Reboot, and remember your password.

Howto chroot: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Change_Root

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