How to guide: Reseting Dreambox Root password

How to reset the Dreambox or another Enigma1/2 based satellite receivers password.

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Reset Dreambox root password

If you happen to forget your Dreambox root password, here’s how to do it:
If you have an image that accepts plugins from internet (e.g. Gemini)
1) Install TuxCom plugin
2) Run it from Yellow button
3) Point to /var/etc/passwd
change the line containing root into root::0:0::/:/bin/sh
now you can telnet your Dreambox with an empty root password and create a new password for root.

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