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Re: [opensuse] Root's password
  • From: Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 19:10:08 +1100
  • Message-id: <45FF96E0.7000805@xxxxxxxxxx>
Per Qvindesland wrote:
It's true what you say there, oddly enough some of the (simple) stuff is
impossible to find in a manual, your problem is a perfect example of

On Tue, 2007-03-20 at 18:40 +1100, Basil Chupin wrote:
Basil Chupin wrote:
The manual seems to indicate that once the password for the root has been fed into the system during installation then it cannot be changed by any means.

I would like to change my (root) password. Can this be done? Or do I need to reinstall the whole sheebang?

Thanks to all who replied and telling me that passwd will do what I want to do. I couldn't see anything in DaBigGreenManual which would solve my need.
A manual is only useful when you don't need it.


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