This is what you need to easily reset lost password of Kali Linux just in one minute. Kali, the Linux based Operating System and Swiss army knife of hackers which mostly used for penetration testing nowadays. This article may be important for penetration tester or those who are using Kali Linux for daily activity, such as ethical hacking, penetration testing, or students of information security fields.
How to Reset Lost Password of Kali Linux 2.x?
In this post, I will simply show you how to reset forgotten password of Kali Linux and hope it help you reset the lost password of Kali Linux easily. I have simply explained in the bellow step by step article or watch the video tutorial at the end of this post if you don’t like reading. So follow the Kali Linux 2.0 password reset article.
1. Boot your Kali system and let the GNU Grub page will appear.
2. On the GNU GRUB page selects the *Advanced options for Kali GNU/Linux option by down arrow key and press enter.
3. Now simply select the second one Recovery mode option and press E key to go to recovery mode of Kali Linux.
4. To modify it just change read-only mode (ro) to rw (write mode) and add init=/bin/bash like below screenshot then press F10 to reboot the Kali Linux.
5. After rebooting the Kali Linux system, it will bring you the bellow screen to reset Kali Linux password.
6. To reset root password of Kali Linux system, simply type “passwd root” and hit the enter. Then type the new password twice for the root user. After successfully resetting Kali Linux lost password, you will see the succeed message*password update successfully*. Well reboot the system normally and log in with a newly changed password of root user.
Reset Kali Linux Lost Password – Video Tutorial
If you don’t like to read the text, watch this video that shows you how to reset forgotten password of Kali Linux just in two minutes.
Finally, I hope you can easily and simply reset Kali Linux lost password on your system. If you have any issue, please comment us through the comment section. We are trying to help you more in order to learn Kali Linux or reset root password.
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