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How To Change A User Password On Other Systems Below:

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How To Change Linux OS User Password Wiki

How To Change Mac OS User Password

This page will explain how to change a user's password for various Linux OS stations.  However,  if you have not read about how to choose a user password, please read that now before proceeding.  

Linux OS:

The Geeky IT Way:

  • Open up a shell
  • Type in the following in blue

[compulayne@Vinux-FC14 ~]$ sudo passwd johhny (PRESS ENTER)
Changing password for user johhny.
New password:
BAD PASSWORD: it is based on a dictionary word
Retype new password:
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.
[compulayne@Vinux-FC14 ~]$


The Easy Way:

  • same as above...   :-)


For more information on how to change user passwords, click on lnks in the left column for your desired operating system.