__/ [ Nicholas Andrade ] on Thursday 30 March 2006 00:57 \__
> Tex wrote:
>> Open a terminal session. <su -> to the UID you want to change password
>> for. Enter its password. Enter <passwd UID>. Enter the new password.
>> CTRL-D to logout of that UID.
> Reread the message, the original poster isn't asking how to change their
> passwd, rather they want to change their password authentication module
> from MD5 (or whatever it is by default) to blowfish.
> To the original poster, I'm not certain but I'd presume the place to
> look will be in /etc/pam.d/.
[Kind remark] Why not use the fine front-ends? GUI's are points of progress,
but in the case the OP does not have them, the pointer to the file is indeed
a valid and useful one.
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