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Reset Your Forgotten Ubuntu Password

Ubuntu is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and the Linux distribution Debian, with Unity as its default desktop environment. It is distributed as free and open source software. It is named after the Southern African philosophy of ubuntu, which often is translated as humanity towards others or the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity.

If you've ever forgotten your Ubuntu password
Don't worry below steps help you to reset your forgotten Ubuntu Password

All it takes is adjusting the boot parameters slightly and typing a command or two, but we'll walk you through it.

1. Reboot your computer, and then as soon as you see the GRUB loading screen, make sure to hit                  the ESC key so that you can get to the menu.

2. Choose the recovery mode item on the menu, usually found right below your default kernel option.

3. Then choose Drop to root shell prompt from this menu by pressing R.

4. This should give you a root shell prompt as below.

5. Then type passwd username (replacing username with your username).

6. Enter the new password & press Enter and Retype the password for confirming & press Enter.

7. Then type reboot and your PC will restart. 

8. You're Done !!!!!

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