"sudo passwd" command is asking to enter two times "Retype new password"

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The passwd command asks to enter "Retype new password" two times while it should ask for only one time:
$ sudo passwd
Changing password for user root.
New password:
Retype new password:
Retype new password:
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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