Password encryption for Ubuntu shadow

This is the manual way to change the Ubuntu password directly in the shadow file. In my shadow file, my password look something like: manuel:$6$KdE/UHqBIiVg$/fVGwMTREK7fnoR2PdNCmkJ6QHkp8R/RMkpdpY4cE0Ghfqxx7cuIatBHr98C0zPsvSIi8NWr7miuTca1d9Vc6/:14576:0:99999:7::: The password encrypted here is “asd”. The encryption is “$6$KdE/UHqBIiVg$/fVGwMTREK7fnoR2PdNCmkJ6QHkp8R/RMkpdpY4cE0Ghfqxx7cuIatBHr98C0zPsvSIi8NWr7miuTca1d9Vc6/”. You can divide this string… Continue Reading