change user password one liner

echo -e "linuxpassword\nlinuxpassword" | passwd linuxuser
change user password one liner

By: aysadk
2019-04-17 18:12:30

What Others Think

Leaving your password in your history. Not a very clever thing to do if you ask me.
FluffyBrick · 126 weeks and 6 days ago
Agreed with FluffyBrick. Not really clever. Unless you add a space to the command so it's not saved to your .bash_history file (for bash users only!). The better command would be: echo -e "password1\npassword1" | passwd linuxuser (with one space after the $ by the prompt / PS1 variable and a second space the user enters before the echo statement). So you should enter: echo -e "password1\npassword1" | passwd linuxuser
kboodu · 126 weeks and 6 days ago
@kboodu and what exactly is different in your example ? :-)) you can clear for active session bash_history. how to do it i dont want tell here. :)
aysadk · 124 weeks and 1 day ago
Command line FU is a most concerned page in the association for the creation of password and data base competency with all the technical holds and ground realities. The cheap name has the access of password here story of making the one line password with the comments and review of many other people.
jopoce · 30 weeks ago
That's easy!
geebranz · 18 weeks and 4 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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