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Old 12-01-2005, 02:20 AM   #1
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changing the password for linux is this huj


I just got another server in lincude, fedora core 4 and I get this command when trying to change the password

root@kluahd1 [~]# passwd
Changing password for user root.
passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
root@kluahd1 [~]#

how come?
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for us to help you, how about translating a couple of words:

Old 12-01-2005, 07:50 AM   #3
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Originally posted by pixellany
for us to help you, how about translating a couple of words:

There is every chance it's a native variation of leet speak, or possibly aim speak. Sounding them out may help, I'm not sure.


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