Thursday, 9 August 2018

How To Reset Password of Kali Linux

How to Reset Lost Password of Kali Linux 2.x?

In this post, I will simply show you how to reset forgotten root password of Kali Linux and hope it help you reset the lost password of Kali Linux easily.

Just follow these simple steps:

1. Boot your Kali system and let the GNU Grub page will appear.

2. On the GNU GRUB page selects the *Advanced options for Kali GNU/Linux option by down arrow key and press enter.

3. Now simply select the second one Recovery mode option and press E key to go to recovery mode of Kali Linux.

4. To modify it just change read-only mode (ro) to rw (write mode) and add init=/bin/bash like below screenshot then press F10 to reboot the Kali Linux.

5. After rebooting the Kali Linux system, it will bring you the bellow screen to reset Kali Linux password.

6. To reset root password of Kali Linux system, simply type “passwd root” and hit the enter. Then type the new password twice for the root user. After successfully resetting Kali Linux lost password, you will see the succeed message*password update successfully*. Well reboot the system normally and log in with a newly changed password of root user.

And you're good to go!! Happy Hacking :) 

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