[dorkbotpdx-blabber] Need to borrow USB DVD and Ubuntu DVD

mark gross 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:
> Folks:
> 
> 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
> Ubuntu.
> 
> 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.

--mgross

> 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.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Truly,
> 
> Mark Allyn
> Portland, Oregon
> www.allyn.com
> 971-563-7588
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