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Old 11-19-2010, 11:44 AM   #1
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Red face changing the logon password


helo again,i would like to know how to change the "logon "password,not the one under "about me",many thanks once more
 
Old 11-19-2010, 11:53 AM   #2
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helo again,i would like to know how to change the "logon "password,not the one under "about me",many thanks once more
man passwd
 
Old 11-19-2010, 12:45 PM   #3
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#passwd username
to change the password of the user.

check passwd --help
 
Old 11-19-2010, 01:12 PM   #4
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many thanks to you both for your help,as you can see im very new here,and i trid your suggestions in the "terminal" without success,still trying to work my way through some stuff very new to me.
its no big deal ,i should have given it more thought when i first switched on, cheers anyway
 
  


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