I'm installing SuSE 13.2 and when typing the initial password, it tells me it is too simple and based on a dictionary word. Where can I check this dictionary on my Linux system?
cracklib-unpacker /usr/share/cracklib/pw_dict >full-list.txt
gives you the full list. After modifying the text file, for example
grep -v thomas full-list.txt >modified-list.txt
you can create a new dictionary with
Now you can use your name 'thomas' as part of your password.
(Strangely, on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1, verifying the changes running the unpacker again shoes that words with 30 characters are also removed.)
The dictionary is compiled in, most likely not available in a human readable format.
The following should tell you how to add to the existing dictionary if available to your system.
You can manually check a list of words against the dictionary using cracklib. The following should tell you how: