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sasfmj
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Icon 2005-02-06 03:37:39

hi everyone

i am just wanting to know how to change my root password i have the correct passwprd i want but i had capslock and its just a pain in the ..... to keep pressing it all the time !!!

Thanks

Matthew

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taeuler
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Icon 2005-02-06 11:19:05

All you need to do is open a terminal, and type "su" to become root, then type "passwd" and it will prompt you for a new password.

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