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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)