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Old 04-26-2005, 09:24 AM   #1
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password changing

i'm probably telling my age here but way back in the at&t unix days it was easy to change a password.

but for the life of me it ain't working now would one go about changing a password at the prompt

Old 04-26-2005, 10:08 AM   #2
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hello, please refer to the handbook password section here my brother!
Old 04-26-2005, 10:12 AM   #3
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i was beginning to wonder

after several google searches nothing relevant would popup or work.

i should of thought of this.

Old 04-26-2005, 10:13 AM   #4
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The "passwd" command for changing passwords should work on most *nix systems.


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