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Reset Ubuntu password in Windows 10

I forgot my password to the Ubuntu app in Windows. Here is the way I reset it.

  • close the app if you have it open
  • open a command prompt as administrator, open ubuntu has root
    • ubuntu config –default-user root
  • you’ll be logged in as root, now change the password for your user name
    • passwd username
  • exit ubuntu
  • reset ubuntu back to your username
    • ubuntu config –default-user username
  • exit ubuntu
  • re-launch ubuntu

Got the steps here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/772050/reset-the-password-in-linux-bash-in-windows

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