Author Topic: How to allow linux users to change their own password?  (Read 2507 times)

pst

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How to allow linux users to change their own password?
« on: September 24, 2018, 04:55:01 pm »
I can see a lot of CTRL+ALT+del suggested but that doesn't work for me. how to make it work in ubuntu 16?

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Re: How to allow linux users to change their own password?
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2018, 10:58:52 am »
Go back to basics?

From the GUI


System Settings....

User Accounts

Select the account interested and change the password in the Login Options section


From the command line


normal user changing his/her password -> passwd

to change root password -> sudo passwd

to change other users passwords -> sudo passwd USERNAME
« Last Edit: September 25, 2018, 11:47:08 am by basselope »

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Re: How to allow linux users to change their own password?
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2018, 01:26:13 pm »
or login via SOGo and change PW there... ;-)

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How to allow linux users to change their own password
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2019, 02:13:01 pm »
Is there a way to let user to change password for their own account? Currently if I enable the permission Settings > Users > Edit will allow them to modify other's as well.

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Re: How to allow linux users to change their own password?
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2019, 11:06:46 pm »
https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/current/man-html/smbpasswd.8.html
https://explainshell.com/explain/8/smbpasswd

On linux you have to install the heimdal-clients package.

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kinit user@ZENTYAL-DOMAIN.LAN
kpasswd

It's a good first step  :)
« Last Edit: June 14, 2019, 04:19:41 pm by doncamilo »