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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Mount network share on boot with hidden password

When I was trying to mount a network share on boot by adding the following line to the /etc/fstab file: //<server>/folder /home/pi/target cifs username=<username>,password=<password&...
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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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NetworkManager on Ubuntu Mate keeps asking the password

We recently changed the router and set up the devices and everything worked fine. Except there is my raspberry pi 3 which cannot connect to the new router. It doesn’t show any errors but it simply ...
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Reset root password Pi4 Raspian

A newbie error I made when changing /etc/X11/Xsession.d/99qt5ct stopped my Pi4 booting without a PW. Which of course I have forgotten/lost! From what I could find searching, most of the info on ...
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using passlib with argon2 gives MissingBackendError

Installed passlib on my Windows 10 pc to study how to store passwords To use passlib with argon2 I installed that argon2-cffi too just as it shows in the passlib documentation Runs fine on my laptop, ...
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Writing code to access agile octopus rest API in python 3 on a raspberry pi

Octopus give an example of the command needed to access their API: curl -u "sk_live_************************:" "https://api.octopus.energy/v1/products/AGILE-18-02-21/electricity-tariffs/E-1R-AGILE-18-...
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Problems with init=bin/sh working

I followed the below instructions. Putting the init at the end of the sole line in cmdline. boot=UUID=2311-4211 disk=UUID=69a6af94-e21a-450d-bf5e-fcc08d992566 init=/bin/sh I return sd card to pi and ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...