[Edgy] Why does the "Users and Group" config utility show a root user?

Florian Diesch diesch at spamfence.net
Tue Nov 7 19:01:11 UTC 2006

Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at dantian.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 16:13 +0100, Florian Diesch wrote:
>> It's just some string that is not valid result of crypt(3) (the
>> function
>> used to encrypt the passwords) so no password will ever match.
> Exactly, and therefore the UI in users-admin should not show an
> 8-character password.

The number of dots shown doesn't depend on the password length as
users-admin doesn't know it.

What else should it show? 


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