How to Reset Kali Password without Login
This blog guides you in changing the password if you have forgotten your Kali Linux password. Or you are too lazy and want to change the password without login. This blog simply tells you to change your password in just 4 steps.
Step 1: Reboot Kali
While booting Kali Linux, just Press e to edit the GRUB menu.
Step 2: GRUB MENU
Now edit GRUB.
To change the password, Identify keyword ro and replace it with keyword rw. Next, on the same line identify keyword quiet splash and replace it with init=/bin/bash.
Step 3: Reset root password and user kali password
Change the password by using Linux "passwd".
To change the password of user kali, use the below command:
root@(none):/# passwd kali
Step 4: Reboot the system
Use the below command to exit and effect the settings:
root@(none):/# exec /sbin/init
Now use the changed password for login in the Kali system.
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Authentication token manipulation error
Sometimes Authentication token manipulation error comes, to resolve this issue use the below mount command:
root@(none):/# mount -o remount,rw /
Then use passwd to change the password.
This tutorial guide you to reset the password without login. This blog definitely helps you in changing the password if you have somehow forgotten your password.
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