lpasswd



lpasswd(1)                                                          lpasswd(1)




NAME

       lpasswd - Change group or user password



SYNOPSIS

       lchsh [OPTION]... [name]



DESCRIPTION

       Changes password of user or group name.

       If  the name argument is not provided, username of the invoking user is
       used; the name argument is ignored if lchsh is run set-uid to a differ-
       ent user.

       Entering an empty password (by pressing Enter) aborts the password set-
       ting operation.



OPTIONS

       -F, --plainpassword-fd=fd
              Read password from file descriptor  fd,  terminated  by  end  of
              file, \r or \n.


       -f, --password-fd=fd
              Read password hash from file descriptor fd, terminated by end of
              file, \r or \n.


       -g, --group
              Change password of group name.  By default the password of  user
              name is changed.


       -i, --interactive
              Ask  all questions when connecting to the user database, even if
              default answers are set up in libuser configuration.


       -P, --plainpassword=password
              Set the password to password.  Note that  the  password  can  be
              viewed while running lpasswd using tools such as ps(1).


       -p, --password=encrypted
              Set  the  password  to  the  password  represented  by  the hash
              encrypted.  Note that the  hash  can  be  viewed  while  running
              lpasswd using tools such as ps(1).



EXIT STATUS

       The exit status is 0 on success, nonzero on error.



libuser                           Jan 12 2005                       lpasswd(1)

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