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|Originally Published: Tuesday, 1 August 2000||Author: Alexander Reelsen|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
Illuminating shadow passwords
Every current Linux distribution installs shadow passwords as its standard. In this article, a look is taken at why this suite of programs has replaced the older, simpler set, how to use it, and in the unlikely event you are running a distribution so old you don't yet have shadow passwords, how to install it on your system.