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How To reset the root password in Debian Linux

Many times I was in the situation where I am creating an account on a website and asking myself “what will I do if I forget the password?” and then check if that website offers the option of password recovery. When this situation is about the computer you’re using, there is no such option, so you must find other ways for recovering the password. One of these situation is root password in Linux.

If single-mode boot doesn’t help (because you are being asked for the root password if you want full access), then the easiest solution is to do the following things…

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Software

Skype Video on 64bit Ubuntu Linux

If you don’t see your webcam video on Skype, in Options » Video Settings menu, the solution is to install Video for Linux 1, as you probably only have V4L2 libraries.

This is for users who encounter problems with Skype on 64bit Debian/Ubuntu. If this is you, then you should install libv4l in 32bit flavor.

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Personal

Fresh start

For those who know me, this blog is not a new thing, because I am already writing on www.ptm.ro – Din PTM în .ro, a used to be my personal blog and still is, since 2006.

I have decided to start a new blog on a personal domain name, for everyone who is interested in technology (aka Linux stuff, HTML, PHP and other related subjects) and my personal views about this domain, occasionally other subjects included, not necessarily related to technology.