Difference between revisions of "Account Management"

From LUDD - Luleå Academic Computer Society

(Created page with "This page explains how to manage the basics of your account ==Changing your password== Change your password by logging into '''mother''' and issuing the following command: :pa...")
 
(Changing your password)
Line 5: Line 5:
 
Change your password by logging into '''mother''' and issuing the following command:
 
Change your password by logging into '''mother''' and issuing the following command:
  
:passwd -r nis
+
<pre>passwd -r nis</pre>
  
 
You will be prompted for your old password, and asked to confirm your new one.
 
You will be prompted for your old password, and asked to confirm your new one.

Revision as of 04:39, 20 November 2011

This page explains how to manage the basics of your account

Changing your password

Change your password by logging into mother and issuing the following command:

passwd -r nis

You will be prompted for your old password, and asked to confirm your new one.

Changing your shell

On mother, run:

passwd -r nis -e

You need to verify with your password, and then enter the full path to your new shell. Valid shells are listed in /etc/shells

Personal tools