Say you type in passwd and you enter in the wrong password. There's a noticeable delay between when it tells you that the password was bad and when you enter it. Any ideas as to why? Seems kinda ...
How can I prevent users from changing their passwords? I still want to be able to change the passwords as root if necessary but keep the user from changing their password.
I accidentally modified the line for root in /etc/passwd and changed its named. To fix it I tried using sudo to modify this file, but it does not let me sudo because sudo can't find the root user ...
I have set up a Linux system with its own user account administration. It is not part of any domain (other than DNS). Now I want to allow its users to mount their home directories on a Windows system. ...
I'm trying to create a local user on a new Ubuntu box. I'm unable to change the password, and I keep getting the error below. The user gets added to the shadow file, but I can't get it to set a ...