How to Manage Your User Password from the Terminal in Linux

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Like with so many things in the Linux world, passwords are most easily managed directly from the command line. The passwd utility was designed to allow you quick and easy access to all of the password-related commands on your system. You can use it to change and manage your own password as well as the passwords of other users on your system. You can also use it to disable password authentication for a user, lock a user’s account, and set mandatory expiration dates, all to keep your system secure. Let’s take a look at the passwd utility and how you

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