Create Password Hashes From the Command Line

I wanted to generate a password hash for use in the /etc/shadow file. My local Linux Mint (Ubuntu) Desktop already has mkpasswd available, your distribution may vary.

This prompts for the password and will generate the hash.



2 Responses to “Create Password Hashes From the Command Line”

    • jonny

      No Babis as you are prompted for the password. But you could always run:

      before running any commands you don’t want recorded in your history file. Talk soon, jonny


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