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How To Change the Linux Server Username and Password

This tutorial shows you how to change the Linux Server username and password.

Step 1. Log in to server console as root user.
Step 2.

You can change your Linux user password using the passwd command.

[root@myserver ~]# passwd USERNAME
Step 3.

Changing the password for user USERNAME.

New password: MY PASSWORD
Retype new password: MY PASSWORD

Congratulations, you have changed the Linux Server user password.

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