Linux is a free and open-source operating system. It is a popular OS used by many of the world’s biggest companies, including Google and Facebook. It powers millions of servers all around the world.
Linux has a strong community of users who help each other out. It would be challenging to know every function of Linux from one person, but through the power of forums and documentation, you can easily get answers to any question you have about the OS. Linux is very stable and performs well on old computers.
Linux is free to use, install and share. It’s completely customizable, which means you can tailor it to suit your needs. There are many desktop environments that can be used with Linux, which affect how the computer will look/feel. For it to be lightweight, a user could choose a basic desktop environment without too many bells or whistles, whereas someone looking for something extra may choose a desktop environment tailored to suit their needs.
There are few predicaments more frightening than being locked out of your computer because you forgot the password! Let’s say you have forgotten or lost your password for a Linux administrator account.
In this tutorial, we’ll you how to bypass and change your password in Kali Linux.
Step 1: Turn on your Linux system
To begin, you will want to turn on your Linux system.
Step 2: Go to Advanced options for Kali GNU/Linux
The next step involves clicking “Advanced options for Kali GNU/Linux” in the menu.
Step 3: Press “e” after Entering Advanced options menu
After entering the advanced options menu, press “e” on your keyboard.
Step 4: Navigate to the line that begins with Linux
The subsequent step involves proceeding to the line that begins with Linux.
Step 5: Replace “ro” with “rw” and insert “init=/bin/bash/” line
Replace “ro” with “rw” and insert the following to the end of the Linux “init=/bin/bash/” line.
Step 6: F10 is used to boot the operating system
After pressing F10 to boot the operating system, you will see this type of screen appear after booting.
Step 7: You will need to remount
This step requires you to write “mount -n -o remount,rw /”
Step 8: Enter your new password to update it
Write “passwd root” or “passwd username” and then type a new password and confirm it.
Step 9: Write “exec /sbin/init”
After entering “exec /sbin/init” and pressing the enter key on your keyboard, your password has been changed successfully. And you’re prepared to log in with your new password.