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Old 11-18-2005, 02:56 PM   #1
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changing user, root, password!


I would like to change the root pass and also a user pass... how can I do it via terminal?
 
Old 11-18-2005, 03:02 PM   #2
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Look at the passwd command, "man passwd" should be able to tell you.
 
Old 11-18-2005, 09:10 PM   #3
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Passwd <username>, and you will be prompted to enter the new password, and then prompted to enter it again. <username> applies either to root or user.

You must be root for this to work. Su and sudo are your friends. Use them wisely.
 
Old 11-19-2005, 04:31 AM   #4
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thx guys ;]]
 
  


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