Change password's administrator in CLI

Andre Campos Rodovalho andre.rodovalho at
Tue Apr 21 15:52:21 UTC 2015

Yes and Yes. You can change it with SSH as soon as you have the current

Just log in to the user you want to change the password and type *passwd*
on the CLI you like.

2015-04-21 12:31 GMT-03:00 Florian Coste <fcoste21 at>:

> Hi,
> I am back with Lubuntu since I installed it on a hardware board
> (ODROID-C1). Actually I am using Lubuntu via ssh tunnel.
> I do not have an authentication by private/public key yet, because I would
> like to change my password's administrator. Indeed I didn't install Lubuntu
> from scratch, but I used a specific image for my board (download in the
> repo of hardkernel, creator of the board). And so, I couldn't choose the
> password.
> Do you know how I can change it ? Is it possible to do it with SSH ?
> Thank you
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