Talk:Setting a default root password

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{{Talk|date = 2024-05-13}}

A comment [[User:Larry|Larry]] 13:52, 13 May 2024 (UTC)
: A reply [[User:Sally|Sally]] 11:55, 25 May 2024 (UTC)
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It appears openssl passwd -6 and openssl passwd -1 in fact do salt the passwd. While it is not documented in the man page, repeatedly entering the same password each time produces a different hash. I tested this on aarch64-gentoo-linux-musl and Ubuntu 20.04.2; that's also why I reverted the change I'd done before. Zulu Foxtrott (talk) 19:59, 18 February 2021 (UTC)