Root pass changing

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by gardnerv, Oct 14, 2007.

  1. gardnerv macrumors member

    gardnerv

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    Hello. i have sucsessfully jailbroken my ipod and would like to know how to change the root password so i can go out in publick with this thing and not be scared. please help me out. I have seached these fourms and google for a while and i can not find anything.

    Thanks, G
     
  2. gardnerv thread starter macrumors member

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    Ok. wat is the command to change that pass. I have heard it can be done in SSH but i dont know the command. i have an SSH session open now and any help would be great.
     
  3. lunarlie macrumors member

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    passwd
     
  4. gardnerv thread starter macrumors member

    gardnerv

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  5. Charliekid21 macrumors regular

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    what?
    did u do everything correctly to sign in because after u initiate a connection it has a # then u type passwd and it will ask what u want to change it to
     
  6. gardnerv thread starter macrumors member

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    It does everything up until the type passwd part.
     
  7. Charliekid21 macrumors regular

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    what client are u using and are u on a mac or pc
    also are u typing passwd this way?
     
  8. gardnerv thread starter macrumors member

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    I am using a PC running windows. Also, i am using putty. I am typing passwd like this

    passwd.

    Am i suposed to be SSH'ing? am i suposed to have somthing installed on the ipod?
     
  9. Charliekid21 macrumors regular

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    yeah ure supposed to be sshing but idk what the problem is cuz i did the same thing and it worked fine for me
     
  10. gardnerv thread starter macrumors member

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  11. gardnerv thread starter macrumors member

    gardnerv

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    O i think i solved the problem. is their suposed to be a conformation message when you log onto your ipod through SSh?
     
  12. ChrisBrightwell macrumors 68020

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    Install the BSD Subsystem (found in Installler.app) and try the passwd command again.
     

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