Editing /etc/passwd to disable password not working

Santanu Chatterjee thisissantanu at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 12:19:12 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Joaquin Nadal Dura
<ximo.nadal at ific.uv.es> wrote:
> Try:
> $ sudo passwd --delete username

Nope. Still not working. I am getting the account disables (i.e.
locked), but not "password-less". But as you said, the manual for
passwd does indicate that this should render the account passwordless!

Any ideas?


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