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  1. #1

    Question password encryption


    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

  2. #2
    Linux Enthusiast KenJackson's Avatar
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    Jun 2006
    Maryland, USA
    I recommend you read the information presented by this command in a terminal window (bash shell):
    man 5 passwd

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    thank you ken !!

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