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hi, iam a newbie to linux. iam using Fedora Core 5 i want to know how it will store the passwords ? and which encryption method is used for encrypting ...
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    Question password encryption


    hi,

    iam a newbie to linux.
    iam using Fedora Core 5
    i want to know how it will store the passwords ?
    and which encryption method is used for encrypting the passwords ??
    any body please clear my doubt !!!

    Thanks in advace

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    I recommend you read the information presented by this command in a terminal window (bash shell):
    Code:
    man 5 passwd

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    thank you ken !!

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