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Booting a NeXT Cube in single user mode

So you've managed to lay your filthy paws on a NeXT computer but don't know the password? Or perhaps you've dug your old machine out of storage and just can't remember it? Fret not! Just follow these simple instructions to boot in single user mode and reset the root password.

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CRT monitor showing NeXT computer booting

Above you can see a NeXT cube booted into single user mode. The services are currently loading. Click the image for a higher resolution.

CRT monitor showing NeXT running Wolfram Mathematica.

When you're done, feel free to log in and start doing some heavy lifting in Wolfram Mathematica. Click the image for a higher resolution.