Ubuntu Basic Terminal commands Changing password of current user


Example

To change password of current user just type:

sudo passwd

It will ask you to enter your current password:

[sudo] password for <user>:

And then you will be asked to enter new password:

Enter new UNIX password:

And finally you will be asked to re-enter your password:

Retype new UNIX password:

Note: By default, the keys you press at a command-line password prompt are not displayed at all. They are, however, still registered.