By mistake I locked my admin account on Debian with passwd -l. I'm trying with live CD to unlock my account with no sucess. I've tried editing passwd file by removing x, but that didn't work.
If you have an account with
to unlock root password.
If you don't have
After that, reboot and now you can log in with root again.
The password is not store in
You shouldn't even need to boot with a LiveCD, simply boot your system with either the string
When booting the system if you access the boot menu options for the kernel from the GRUB2 menu, you can append the appropriate string at the end to gain single user mode access to your system.
NOTE: You typically hit the e key and then arrow down to the
Once booted you should be able to access your