ubuntu at james.st
Tue Aug 21 04:25:37 UTC 2007
On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 01:52:27 pm Harry L. Lee wrote:
> is this true? I was under the impression there *IS* a root password,
> merely undisclosed (for good reason)
Have a look,
"cat" just streams the text to screen,
shadow is wherre the mangled passwords are kept.
/etc# cat shadow
<snip lots more system entries>
<snip more users>
Having the second field a "*" means no password yet.
BTW, how do I get Ubuntu to create and allow
md5 and blowfish encoded passwords?
Konqueror has gotten so clever for its own boots
that it has forgotten what a web browser is for.
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