How to change my Linux password

How to change my password on a Linux box? The original password is generated by the administrator for me.

User the passwd command. The easiest way:

  1. Log in the Linux box with your account

  2. Run passwd and it will ask your old and new passwords.

Answered by Eric Z Ma.

Eric Z Ma

Eric is a father and systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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