How to change my Linux password Posted on Mar 24, 2018 by Eric MaHow 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:Log in the Linux box with your accountRun passwd and it will ask your old and new passwords.Read more:Is Firefox Sync safe, that is, could someone else read my password saved in Firefox without my password? How to Change Linux Account Password Through SSH: A Beginners’ Tutorial How to change the gnome keyring password? How to export Google Chrome password on Linux? How to force ssh client to authenticate using password on Linux? Decrypting a Password Protected RSA Private Key Linux boots failed with “sulogin: can not open password database” while the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files look fine How to generate a password in Shell on Linux?