How to Recover Lost Passwords on Ubuntu (Recovery Mode)
This tutorial show you how to easily reset your forgotten password in Ubuntu to Reset All you have to do is login to the recovery mode at your boot prompt and reset it. This short tutorial is going to show you how.
To get started, power on your Ubuntu computer while holding down the Shift Key on your keyboard. At the boot menu (GRUB) select (Recovery Mode)
Then scroll down select root and press Enter.
Next, run the commands below to remount file-system
#mount -rw -o remount /
Finally, run the commands below to create / change your password.
Note: Here rahul is sudo user. you can break password using John tool also.
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