does anyone know what the login name is supposed to be after you enter root and the reset passwordthat is emailed to you?

June 13, 2018 60 views
Logging Ubuntu 16.04

does anyone know what the login name is supposed to be after you enter root and the reset password that is emailed to you? i enter root then the reset password thats emailed. i then enter the new password. I then am promted to enter the login . what is that login supposed to be ?

1 Answer

The login username stays root, its only the password that changes.
So, you'll always log in with root, and whatever you changed the password to.
(unless you made new users and sudoers),

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