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This is a really stupid question. Is there a way of resetting the root users password on my FreeBSD machine? I have a user which has sudo capabilities so I can perform all admin functions.


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No worries. We've all been there.

sudo passwd root
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Ha ha thanks, for some reason I didnt think it wouldve been that easy! Thanks :) – twitwho Oct 14 '09 at 10:58
If you're not failing, you're not trying hard enough. – Joseph Kern Oct 14 '09 at 13:54
This response really should be marked as "answered". – sapeurfaire Dec 31 '11 at 19:45

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