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lpasswd(1)									       lpasswd(1)

NAME
       lpasswd - Change group or user password

SYNOPSIS
       lpasswd [OPTION]... [name]

DESCRIPTION
       Changes password of user or group name.

       If  the	name  argument	is  not provided, username of the invoking user is used; the name
       argument is ignored if lpasswd is run set-uid to a different user.

       Entering an empty password (by pressing Enter) aborts the password setting operation.

OPTIONS
       -F, --plainpassword-fd=fd
	      Read password from file descriptor fd, terminated by end of file, '\r' or '\n'.

       -f, --password-fd=fd
	      Read password hash from file descriptor fd, terminated by  end  of  file,  '\r'  or
	      '\n'.

       -g, --group
	      Change password of group name.  By default the password of user name is changed.

       -i, --interactive
	      Ask all questions when connecting to the user database, even if default answers are
	      set up in libuser configuration.

       -P, --plainpassword=password
	      Set the password to password.  Note that the password can be viewed  while  running
	      lpasswd using tools such as ps(1).

       -p, --password=encrypted
	      Set  the password to the password represented by the hash encrypted.  Note that the
	      hash can be viewed while running lpasswd using tools such as ps(1).

EXIT STATUS
       The exit status is 0 on success, nonzero on error.

libuser 				   Jan 12 2005				       lpasswd(1)
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