How do I change a password in Linux?

Answer The Passwd UtilityType "su," hit Enter, and when prompted, enter the root password. If you do not know the root password, then you cannot become root and can only change your own password. Keep in ... Read More »

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How to Change an XP Password in Linux?

Resetting and recovering a lost user’s password in Windows XP is easy provided you have access to the administrator account. If you have lost the administrator’s password, things get a bit tric... Read More »

How to change linux root password?

Boot up with rescue CD and use command passwd to change password.

How do I change an administrator password via Linux?

Adjust the Admin Password with a Linux Live CDBurn an Ubuntu Desktop Live CD ISO image (downloaded via to a blank CD. Start the computer with the Ubuntu CD in the drive and boot into th... Read More »

How do I change the password policy on Linux?

Changing Expiration PolicyLocate the /etc/login.defs file in your Linux system and open it with a text editor. Search through the code and locate the PASS_MAX_DAYS variable; this is the number of d... Read More »