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passwd-in-image - change password of a user inside a disk image file

passwd-in-image [image] [user] [--password {PASSWORD}] [-h, --help]

FreedomBox is a community project to develop, design and promote personal servers running free software for private, personal communications. It is a networking appliance designed to allow interfacing with the rest of the Internet under conditions of protected privacy and data security. It hosts applications such as blog, wiki, website, social network, email, web proxy and a Tor relay on a device that can replace a wireless router so that data stays with the users.

freedom-maker is a tool to build FreedomBox images for various single board computers, virtual machines and general purpose computers.

Password in image script lets you change the password of a user in an image file generated by freedom-maker.


Disk image file (.img or .vdi) inside which user manipulation is sought.


User account to change password for.

--password PASSWORD

New password for the user.

Example 1. Change password for fbx default user in BeagleBone image

$ passwd-in-image freedom-maker-beaglebone.img fbx

--password somepassword

Change the password of the user with username someuser to somepassword.

See the freedom-maker issue tracker[1] for a full list of known issues and TODO items.

FreedomBox Developers

freedom-maker issue tracker
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