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Questions tagged [password]

Use this tag for questions related to passwords on any of the device's compatible operating systems. Depending on the distribution, the default password will change. (See the full tag wiki for a list of default passwords.)

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remote multiple raspberry pi using ssh without password

I using for i in <ip1> <ip2> ... <ipn>; do ssh pi@$ip sudo halt; done to turn off multiple raspberry pi. But i don't want iput password one by one for a lot of raspberry pi. So ...
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Raspbian log in and password problem

What is the Raspbian login (word required first time) ask password: what password is required to enter? Because it asks for a password the keyboard stops working again tty question will appear for ...
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Can't pass the password prompt on startup

There's a password prompt on boot and it doesn't accept my password. After entering the correct password the prompt disappears only to pop back up seconds later. Entering an incorrect password shows "...
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How to disable requiring a password for mount USB - Flash drive

I cant find the answer, How can I disable requiring password to mount Flash drive, Just plug USB and open folder without password.
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Issues in removing password login Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2

NOTE : I have referenced lot of websites and referenced stack overflow answers but its not working for me I have set up ssh login for my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2 and its working like a breeze. ...
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Changing pi user password - reverts to default following reboot

I have a Raspberry Pi running Jessie that I'm using as a notification gateway. If I SSH to it and change the user pi password, it appears to take and when I open a separate SSH session to it it ...
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Password Reset via init=/bin/sh Doesn't Work This Time

Previously I had to reset my password. I found an article on how to edit cmdline.txt and followed the directions and it worked. Later, I tried to install KODI on RP3 running Raspian Jessie. It ...
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SSh configuration

I'm new to Raspberry Pi, so i got a new Raspberry Pi model B. I got a bootable image on an SD card, it booted perfectly and after that I wanted to connect it to my laptop (running win 8.1) via SSH. So ...
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Password resets on shutdown

First point I am completely new to the Raspberry Pi. Having purchased a Raspberry Pi with the NOOBS SD card, I completed the basic install and have access to the Pi. I wanted to have this accessible ...
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From “SSH: Permission denied, please try again” to realizing my RPi is running a non-ending process

I am pretty new in this, and I am working on a home automation project where my Pi should be accessed from the outside world and some slave Arduinos should perform tasks like monitoring the ...
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pi's password is lost in every reboot

I am newbee at Pi3B. I installed Jessie at Pi3B board. Whenever I reboot the board, the pi's password was changed into unknown value. So, I delete pi's password encryption field from /etc/password ...
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Password invalid after changing

I have recently bought a raspberry pi, and I have installed raspbian on it. I decided to change the default password, but after that every time I tried to login to ssh, it said permission denied. I ...
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Password of user pi keeps changing

I have a Raspberry Pi which is only used to display a web page on a screen. The pi connects to the internet over Wifi. When I'm on the same wifi I used to connect to my pi through SSH or VNC viewer ...
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How To Get Wifi Password With Connecting via ethernet cable

I just got the raspberry pi 3 and i wanna know if its possible to get the wifi password via connecting with a ethernet cable p.s. its noobs 2.4.2 p.p.s. sorry if its a dumb question i am a beginner
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I have forgotten my Windows 10 IoT password how can I reset it?

How can I recover Windows 10 IoT password for Raspberry Pi 3?
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Password managers on usb drives for raspberry pi 3

If I use a password manager to store all passwords including my password for the pi itself. Does any type of text file or folder get created and stored anywhere on the raspberrypi..or only on the usb ...
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Password Changes Not Persisting After Shutdown or Logoff

If I change the password of user pi (rpi 3b, NOOBS, Raspbian Jessie), it takes affect only until shutting down or logging off. After shutting down or logging off, the new password is no longer current....
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How do I set password prior to first boot?

I have a raspberry pi 3B v1.2 which I want to use as a headless server, downloaded a new version of raspbian jessie lite (2017-04-10), wrote it to the micro SD card, then created a new password with ...
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How to change a password

I'm trying to change the password on my RPi 3. I've tried sudo passwd and it gets me to the screen where I can enter a new password, but then the terminal stops letting me type. Does anyone know how ...
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sudo command is asking user's password [closed]

I changed the default username using usermod. and now whenever I type a sudo command it requires a password. I do it only when it is the first time I type sudo. further it does not require any ...
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How can I use scp/ssh in a cron script without entering a password?

I have a script that goes out to 5 other Rpi3 computers and collects data from them using scp and puts it all out on a flash drive. (Then later it gets picked up from the master Pi by a Windows Task ...
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User and password

I just installed Raspian Jessie lite date 4-10-17. All articles state the username and password are "pi" and "rasberry". These do not work. What is the correct user and password?
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Change password AND public key for standard user pi

I want to SSH into my Raspberry Pi, but for security reasons also don't want to keep the standard password raspberry for the standard user pi. There fore I used passwd to change pi's password. However,...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Not Upgrading

I am a new Raspberry Pi user. I bought a Pi 3 recently. I installed rasbian on it by using NOOBS abd SD Card Formatter. After completing the installation i set a root password by using -- sudo passwd ...
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cmdline.txt changes are discarded when ejecting sd card

I am trying to change the password on a Pi sd card. However, each time I edit the cmdline.txt with init=/bin/sh, I eject, put it into my pi and it loads up right to the normal user sign in. So, I ...
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Where can I find the /.ssh/known_hosts file on my rpi3?

I have the following error when I try to connect to my rpi over SSH: @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! @ @@@@@@@@@@@...
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I have just returned to my Raspberry Pi after a year and can't remember my login

After sitting in the depths of my project desk for a year or so, a Raspberry Pi model B turned up that has data I want to save. It boots up but I deleted the pi user for security reasons and can't ...
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Unable to enter recovery mode on Ubuntu MATE

I forgot my password for Ubuntu MATE and I've read that the only way to reset it in Ubuntu is to enter recovery mode and enter a root shell etc. The problem is, I can't figure out how to enter ...
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Changing RetroPie SSH password

I just installed RetroPie on a new Raspberry Pi 3, I'm currently connecting via SSH to configure it, with the default Username (pi) and password (raspberry). I wanted to know how to change this ...
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what is password with new installation

What is the password to switch user to root. I just put the new ad card into rpi3b and in trying to su root I am asked for a password and I enter raspberry and get authentication error.
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Why do I have 3 different pi users?

raspberry pi 3 with raspbian, ssh via macOS Hi, I just noticed something awkward. When I tried to login via ssh on my pi, I noticed that I couldn't log in with the password I recently changed with ...
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System Calls From C Code

after many searches and tries, finally I found a way to protect my python code on my raspberry pi (for sure there is no 100% security), but let's say I made it a little bit harder. This method still ...
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How to SSH Into Pi Using a Script

I am trying to create a script on my computer that will ssh into my raspberry pi and automatically configure some wifi options (over usb->serial cable, with screen). I am running into issues getting ...
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Where is my wlan password located on raspberry pi?

I am connected via wlan to the internet. I was wondering where my password is saved on the raspberry pi. Once I saw it in plain text somewhere. I thought it was under /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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basic ssh issue

A friend set my RPI for me, and now I'm retracing all the steps. I can ssh into pi@"RPi ip address" but not Username@"RPi ip address" (permission denied; guess I forgot my password?). Being a complete ...
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How do I force SSH to use password, not rsa key?

I set up an SSH key and changed my username in keeping with some best practices, having previously lost a pi installation after it was likely compromised via bruteforce. Unfortunately, it appears I ...
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Where is the wifi password stored on Raspbian? [duplicate]

Say I type in my wifi password and press "Remember" or something. It should store it, either as a hash or plain text, in a file somewhere. Where is that file? Is it stored as a hash or plain text?
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Resetting password does not work

I'm trying to reset my Raspbian password, so I took the SD card to Windows and added the text init=/bin/sh (including a space) at the end of the line of the file cmdline.txt. I did that with Notpad++ ...
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How can you recover your password?

I changed my password but I forgot it. How can I recover it?
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Raspbian root default password

I tried to modify the sudoers file on Raspbian /etc/sudoers, and it looks like I made a mistake, as I'm unable to modify it again. I am also unable to call any command that requires sudo permissions. ...
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Default username/password for CentOS 7 on Raspberry Pi

What is the default username and password for CentOS 7 for Raspberry Pi?
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Can I edit cmdline.txt on a Mac?

It says the SD card is write protected even if it is in unlocked position. I'm trying to recover lost password by following the instructions here http://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2014/08/how-to-reset-...
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How can I list the usernames in safe mode?

I originally set up my Raspberry Pi to start up without requiring a login username and password, but some friends (still friends in spite of it all) did something so that it now requires a login. ...
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Protect my motion webcam stream with a password (motion.conf)

I set up a webcam server using motion. The video is correctly streamed to Internet. Now I would like to protect the stream with a password: I don't want unknown people to spy on me! I don't know how ...
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Forgot my password [duplicate]

I set up the cups interface so I could print to my wireless printer. Some where in all the confusion i must have changed my password. Is there any way to fix this problem?
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VNC server run at boot - authentication problem

I followed This tutorial to install and run a VNC server on my Pi using tightvnc. Everything works great when I start the server through SSH but I wanted it to start at boot. So I wrote the script to ...
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SSH takes long time to connect

after installing build-essential (not pre-installed on Minibian) it seems like ssh takes a really long time to connect. On OS X, when I press enter in the terminal, the text to enter the password ...
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Can I login using something other than a password; i.e. a keypad using GPIO pins?

I know with other distributions of Linux you can use fingerprint readers to login instead of using a password. Is it possible to do this on the Raspberry Pi using like a 4x4 membrane keypad with my ...
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Change/reset password WITHOUT monitor/keyboard

I forgot the password to my Pi, but don't have access to a compatible monitor/keyboard. I've seen methods like these but they all involve editing cmdline.txt and then booting with a monitor and ...
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apache2 password protected directory [closed]

I password protected a part of my website. How can I destroy the session of one user when I want to login with another user? Where can I change the time out of the session (if possible)?