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.

asked Mar 2, 2014 by Eric Z Ma (44,280 points)

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Best answer

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 Mar 2, 2014 by Eric Z Ma (44,280 points)

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