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I'm extremely new to Linux, and I'm trying to figure out a system by which a user can change their password. I have no GUI; I'm using only the command ...
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- 07-02-2013 #1
- Join Date
- Jul 2013
"Authentication token manipulation error" when a user changes password
Mycomputer login: user1 Password: Last login: Mon Jul 1 17:05:18 on ttyl [user1(at)Mycomputer ~]$ su Password: [root(at)Mycomputer user1]# passwd user1 New password: Retype new password: passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully. [root(at)Mycomputer user1]# exit exit [user1(at)Mycomputer ~]$ passwd Changing password for user user1. Changing password for user1. (current) UNIX password: New password: Retype new password: passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
- 07-07-2013 #2
- Join Date
- Jan 2013
Thank you for writing seri, and welcome to the forums. In order to fix the situation, you would need to login as root, then enter:
I do not know if there is a permanent fix for that. What I did was login with (in your example user1) and then it asked me to enter a commadnd to allow its access.
I hope I've helped. =)