I want to change the password I assigned to root on my Debian webserver to something longer and more secure.
Bit of an obvious newbie question, but how do I do that? I haven’t forgotten/lost the current password, I just want to change it.
Or, if you’re running as root already (which you shouldn’t be), just:
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If you're going to be doing a lot of command-line administration, you might find it useful to check out the man pages for usermod(8), chfn(1), chsh(1), passwd(1), crypt(3), gpasswd(8), groupadd(8),