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Hey, so I created a user, and he has been sshing in and doing a lot of stuff, but he forgot his password - is there any way for me to change his password without knowing it?

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you could also add his public key to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys for passwordless authentication... –  MattBianco Oct 29 at 13:36

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Oh, it's

passwd username

Sorry for asking and answering my own question. :S

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No problem with answering your own question - just go ahead and mark it as answered. –  runlevelsix Aug 9 '10 at 22:07
    
It doesnt let me do that, for two days. –  caeasy Aug 9 '10 at 22:08
    
Are you trying it from root or from your normal user? If you are doing it from your normal user it should be 'sudo passwd username' rather than 'passwd username' –  Matt Delves Aug 9 '10 at 22:45

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