Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
System administration command. Change user passwords in a batch. chpasswd accepts input in the form of one username:password pair per line. If the -e option is not specified, password is encrypted before being stored.
Passwords given are already encrypted.