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User details are stored in four main files. Which of those holds user passwords?
A./etc/htaccess
B./etc/gshadow
C./etc/users
D./etc/shadow
E./etc/passwd
Incorrect Answer This is just silly.
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Incorrect Answer Almost right, but this file is involved with group passwords and not user passwords.
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Incorrect Answer This is just silly.
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Correct Answer Shadow does indeed hold this information.
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Incorrect Answer In the past this was true, but in modern systems the passwords are stored in a different file, making it much harder to see the encrypted passwords of users without being root.
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