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How are the hashes in /etc/shadow generated?

I was reading the Wikipedia article on the shadow file and it mentioned the format of the lines is like this: $id$salt$hashed So, my question is, how does it work? I tried to calcualte the hash ...
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Change password hashing algorithm for SuSE users from blowfish to MD5

I have a network of roughly 1000 SuSE machines with 20-200 users on each. The password hashing algorithm used is the default i.e. blowfish. In order to check, whether a user has used a dictionary word ...