Single User Mode: Resetting/Recovering Forgotten Root User Account Password in RHEL/CentOS 7

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18 Responses

  1. Vijay says:

    Thanks, It helped to restore the root password.

  2. Mohamed says:


    Thanks it works and My Problem works fine

  3. Sujith Kawashkar A S says:


    I tried a the similar step, but it says user root not found..

  4. Furqan says:

    Hello Sir,

    My problem is centos 7 desktop password change is simply but I want how to lock and security not Change simply next time?

    Please sir help me out quickly…

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