pwunconv command is a Linux utility used to disable the shadow password suite. It allows you to turn off the user’s projection password and revert to the traditional password file
/etc/passwd. This command is useful for systems that do not support shadow passwords or for users who have issues with the shadow password suite.
pwunconv command is simple to use. You can run it as a superuser or with sudo privileges. Here is the basic syntax of the command:
Once you run the command, it will disable the shadow password suite and revert to the traditional password file
Here are some examples of how to use the
This command will disable the shadow password suite and revert to the traditional password file
pwunconv command has no available options.
If you receive an error message when running the
pwunconv command, it may be because the shadow password suite is not installed on your system. You can install it by running the following command:
sudo apt-get install libshadow-ruby1.8
If the command still does not work, you can try running it with the
-v option to see more verbose output:
sudo pwunconv -v
pwunconvcommand is only available on Linux systems that support the shadow password suite.
- If you want to enable the shadow password suite again, you can use the