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I have linux server installed in vmware..
when linux server is booting it is asking localhost login and password..
I forgot that...is there any way to retrive or recreate that..
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Question by:nobleit
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you've forgotten the password to VMware or the Virtual Machine?

checkout this article

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-reset-any-linux-password/
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If you want to reset the password for your Linux OS then follow the below given process.

Following is the procedure to reset root password.

Select the kernel
Press the e key to edit the entry
Select second line (the line starting with the word kernel)
Press the e key to edit kernel entry so that you can append single user mode
 Append the letter S (or word Single) to the end of the (kernel) line
Press ENTER key
Now press the b key to boot the Linux kernel into single user mode
At prompt type passwd command to reset password:

and Reboot your system.
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