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clark40
2021-03-18, 23:49
Hello Everyone!
Just installed Kali and trying to figure my way out. I noticed one thing:
When I login and checked shadow file, password was in $6$salt$hashedpassword format but after I changed password using passwd command, its not displaying in format below.

$y$j9T$tL4HGstqg67FKG2dihWOY.$Flgqm09sRw........ig 6

So, how do I know which hashed was used to configure this password. also noticed extra dollar (4th dollar) sign here instead 3 which I have learned in the past.

Any help would be appreciated.

REgards,
Clark