What does passwd mean in Unix Commands?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand passwd in the Computing field in general and in the Unix Commands terminology in particular.

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What does passwd mean?

password, watchword, word, parole, countersign(noun)
a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group

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