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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New Password not Being Accepted

My new password is being rejected at first use. Following previous threads I used the init=/bin/sh to the cmdline file. On bootup I receive message "job control turned off." The ending of ...
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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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ssh Permission denied // RPi 3 Model A+ macOS Mojave

I'm trying to access my RPi 3 Model A+ from my mac (Mojave) through ssh. They're both connected to a 5GHz wifi. From the mac terminal, I type the RPi ip address, then the default password raspberry , ...
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Raspbian Password Change Not Working

I'm using Raspbian Buster and I'm using my Raspberry Pi headlessly. After I log in to SSH when I use a new OS image, I always change the password from the default one. I use sudo passwd to change the ...
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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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Ubuntu core ask for password when using ssh keys

Can someone tell my what is wrong when I try to login into my raspberry with SSH: Debug info: I have followed this guide ubuntu guide for ubuntu core and for ubuntu ssh keys. Can see on google that ...
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Using a pi as a wireless access point with bridge - incorrect password

I'm trying to set up my raspberry pi 3 running a fresh install of raspbian buster as a wireless access point with a bridge to ethernet to give connected devices internet access. I followed the ...
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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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How to hide secret information with .bash_profile

I have come across a video where for best practice one should put their login credentials in .bash_profile. However I can't seem to find this on the Raspberry Pi. And to retrieve this information one ...
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Unable to reset password on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Jessie)

I'm trying to follow the directions in https://howtoraspberrypi.com/recover-password-raspberry-pi/. (For future reference in case that tutorial disappears, here is the steps up to the point which I ...
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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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Entering long Wi-Fi password on commandline

I have Wi-Fi enabled but would prefer to paste in my Wi-Fi password rather than type it because it is very long. Can this be done and can I encrypt the password? I am running a dual boot and ...
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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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Forgot password for username pi [duplicate]

I need to authenticate so that I can use the VNC Server and Viewer and be able to access the Pi's screen from another computer. When I download the VNC Server I have to authenticate and enter a ...
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Raspbian Password Security

I'm building a Raspberry pi Raspbian server and wanted to know how secure the passwords are, as I intend to forward the port. Is it possible to SSH into a machine without the password? Any input is ...
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change pi password on img before first boot, ssh [duplicate]

I want to be able to change the default pi:raspberry credentials on the image before first boot of a PiZero WH over the internet (phone hotspot, no home network). The default is a weak spot. I want to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...