[dorkbotpdx-blabber] Need to borrow USB DVD and Ubuntu DVD
markgross at thegnar.org
Mon Sep 19 11:47:21 EDT 2011
On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 08:44:00PM -0700, Mark Allyn wrote:
> I locked myself out of my Ubuntu netbook and to make matters worse,
> I lost my portable USB DVD driver from which I originally installed
> Do any one of you have a USB DVD drive that you can bring to the
> next meeting at Backspace (I guess it's on the 26th)?
I have a USB key that boots ubuntu 11.04.
I don't use usb-CD's or DVD's any more.
> I can bring a Ubuntu DVD.
> All I need to do is to zero out the root password in the /etc/shadows
> file. I don't need to do a complete re-install.
> Mark Allyn
> Portland, Oregon
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