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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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connmanctl having problem with complex passphrase

The built in WiFi module seems to work fine, as it can connect to both of my open networks I created for testing, i.e. the 2.4GHz, and the 5.0GHz ones. If I set a simple passphrase (i.e. contains ...
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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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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 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 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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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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stumped on installation of Pi Light

I just installed pi light and NextCloud. I have a broadcom 1Tb toughdrive attatched through a mains powered USB unit. For some reason I cannot log in, it loads then asks for the username which i ...
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Raspbian GUI keeps asking for password

As indicated in the title, I'm having some issues when booting my RPi (3b). More specificly, when loading the GUI desktop, it keeps asking me for my password. I give the correct one, it shows a black ...
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Raspberry pi 3 keep asking for password

Why my pi keeps asking for password in the GUI.? when i type the wrong password it will tell me its incorrect, but when i type the correct password it asks for password again!! So i switched out of ...
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Password Manager for Raspberry (online AND offline access)

I'm searching for a good password manager. And yes, i know, google is full with tutorials for that kind of stuff. But all password managers i found, are only online usable. I need a solution where i ...
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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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Security aspects: set a password to recovery mode, encrypt a directory

I wish to give more security to my r-pi which will be left in a public place. Particularly, I would like know how to set a password to "revovery mode" encrypt a specific folder in which there is my ...