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Old 10-29-2003, 09:04 AM   #1
shanenin
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how to change password


I just changes my password on my user account to something more secure. now I do not remember it(I thought I used a phrase from a pasage in a book). How can I view it or change it with my root account?
 
Old 10-29-2003, 09:06 AM   #2
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passwd <username>
 
Old 10-29-2003, 09:06 AM   #3
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su <username>
then enter your root password. you will be that user.
then type passwd
 
Old 10-29-2003, 09:08 AM   #4
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