eric.tanguy at univ-nantes.fr
Wed Feb 16 18:51:23 UTC 2005
Le mercredi 16 février 2005 à 09:30 +0100, Eric Tanguy a écrit :
> Le mardi 15 février 2005 à 16:29 -0800, Alan Horn a écrit :
> > On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, kate wrote:
> > >> I need to create an account for a child on my
> > >> machine and for that i need
> > >> to make a very simple password. But when i try to do
> > >> that the system
> > >> answer that this password is based on a dictionay
> > >> word and refuse to do
> > >> it.
> > Simple passwords are generally bad. However, if you understand the
> > implications the passwd command will *allow* it, the 'Based on a
> > dictionary word' is merely an advisory response.
> > Continue to enter the password and it will take and set it to that value.
> > Or it used to, haven't tried iin a whlie.
> > Putting aside the wisdom of teaching your child about good passwords (must
> > be 'this tall' to use system ;) If you're going to continue with the
> > simple passwd choice, then you need to be sure that your machine isn't
> > accessible from the internet using that username and password combination.
> > Theres probably several different ways to do this, but off the top of my
> > head I don't recall wi th Fedora. Perhaps others can help on that piece.
> > Cheers,
> > Al
> Ok i change the password as root with passwd user and ignore the
> If i try su user and test the new password it's ok but when i want to
> enter this password and in the gui welcome screen (gdm ?) it refuses it.
> Why ?
Ok i answer myself : the default keyboard at login screen was in us
instead of fr. I don't know why but i'm very stupid to have not seen
that before ...
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