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I've a problem regarding understanding of result of passwd -s command.
> passwd -s
abc PS 05/24/12 0 441
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I have Solaris 10, latest release.
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I want to print only the full name from the /etc/passwd file and print it to the screen .
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A small mistake of mine has led the /etc/passwd file deleted. So i went to rescue mode and used the following command echo "root::0:0:Superuser:/:/bin/bash" > passwd
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Can anyone explain the second and third fields in /etc/passwd.
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