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Is there a way that I can pipe text to passwd...


This is what I am trying to accomplish
e.g. passwd [user] < cat password.txt

# 2  
I don't think passwd uses standard-in; so my best guess is no, you can't pipe or redirect in. You may use command line examples likke: xargs or find -exec passwd {} \; and similar command line forms.
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or use expect

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Data

But Mib, te url you mention, just having source of tcl and expect, and configuration ask us to compile it using C.
It's pity, in my RS6000/AIX no C installed, only java.
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it is time to visit http://www.gnu.org/software/gcc





 

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