Resetting Kali linux password

We all had to face this issue some time. We can very easily reset/change the passwords for our Kali linux box. Just follow the below steps!

1. Boot up your Kali box; from the GRUB loader screen choose the “Advanced options for Kali GNU/Linux”

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2.  Press “e” to edit the boot commands before the booting process. You’ll get a window as below screenshot.

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3. Edit the sequence as per below.
change “ro” to “rw” and add “init=/bin/bash” as per the below screenshot.
Press F10 to save and boot!

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4. We’ll get a shell with root privileges, where we could execute commands to reset the password.

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5. Just type passwd root hit enter. It will prompt you to enter the new password. Enter the password twice. Exit from the shell and reboot. You are all done!

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