Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 01-12-2005, 10:02 PM   #1
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: unknown place in NYC
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 377

Rep: Reputation: 30
It is ok if i unshadow the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow

would i able to shadow it agian.
Old 01-12-2005, 10:07 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: May 2004
Location: Hilliard, Ohio, USA
Distribution: Slackware, Kubuntu
Posts: 1,851

Rep: Reputation: 47
/etc/passwd is simply a userlist, /etc/shadow contains the unshadowed encrypted passwords


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
passwd shadow problem rblampain Linux - Distributions 2 10-04-2005 12:00 AM
Moving /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow john8675309 Linux - Software 1 01-24-2005 08:44 PM
mismatch with /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow AngryKeebler Linux - General 1 07-23-2004 03:42 PM
/etc/passwd or /etc/shadow? tiger7007 Linux - Security 2 03-21-2004 04:41 AM
bourne shell /etc/passwd /etc/shadow uribo Programming 2 05-09-2003 11:09 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:54 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration