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1 Sutharsan October 9, 2009 at 9:00 am

I need to change my root password on daily basis. But the new password should be create from shell script. The input for the new password should be current date. Which means

let we say
the current date is x1, then the password should be x2. (but user should be able to calculate the new password)

is it possible to do it?

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2 max August 27, 2011 at 12:56 pm

yes, try the cron deamon (crontab)

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3 Drey January 7, 2011 at 8:28 am

Hi.
Followed, but still see csh welcome in new tab of Terminal in xfce on FreeBSD.
/etc/passwd shows bash. What I’ve missed?

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4 homoudi March 18, 2014 at 7:38 am

please i try to change my shell from bash to csh then i get this steps ,what have i write then:
[wrf@wrf-host ~]$ chsh
Changing shell for wrf.
Password:
New shell [/bin/csh]:

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5 Drey March 18, 2014 at 10:14 am

You should then just press [enter] to have csh as a default shell.

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