To Change BOSS password of tamilnadu Government Laptop




For government laptops provided  by government sometime in BOSS Linux will request for password.          The default password will be combination of  following password. Depend on different laptops.
·         username: boss, password: boss
·         username: root, password: root
·         username: boss, password: root

Steps to Change Boss Password
        In BOSS window you able to System in the bottom.
          Click on System -> Administration -> Users and Groups.



Then click on change password.
In order to change the admin password  
Go to Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal

Type sudo -i and press the Enter key.

If it asks for a password, enter your first password.
·         username: boss, password: boss
·         username: root, password: root
·         username: boss, password: root
password will be combination of above..

If it is successful,

Now, type passwd

Enter the new password.

The system will not accept weak passwords, however if you want to make life simpler at your own peril, type pam-auth-update --remove passwdqc

After you've given that the system will not bother you when you enter weak passwords.
raja P Web Developer

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