How to Reset your Forgotten Root Password in Kali Linux 2019.2? Step 1: Restart your Kali Linux, and when your computer boots up to Grub menu, use your downward arrow key to highlight 'Advanced Options for Kali/GNU linux', and then hit Enter key on the keyboard. Step 2: Highlight 'Recovery Mode', and then Press 'e' key on the keyboard. Step 3: Now, On the Next Screen, Go to line linux and replace 'ro' with 'rw'. Also, go to the end of the line linux and then hit space key, and then type init=/bin/bash. Press 'f10' key (if you are using laptop, press fn + f10 key) on the keyboard. Step 4: Type command below to change password passwd root and then hit enter. Type your password, and then hit Enter. Again, Re-type the password, and hit Enter. you will see the message, password updated successfully. Step 5: Now, use the command below to reboot kali linux. reboot -f and then, hit Enter. Step 6: Let kali linux restart normally, and when you see login screen, enter new password. You will be able to login with that. It's done
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