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How to check password on macOS?

The following C program can check the password of a user on Linux. But it does not work on macOS because some functions are Linux specific. Could anybody show me how to revise the program so that it works on macOS? Answer Both Linux and macOS use PAM for authentication; Linux uses Linux-PAM, and MacOS and BSDs OpenPAM. To authenticate

Login script using Python and SQLite

I’m trying to create a login script using SQLite to store the user data. Any ideas on how to to that? I have research over hours and found nothing of the kind. I would appreciate any help! 🙂 This is what I got so far: But it always returns Login failed… I want to check the input “user” and the

Disabling Auto root login on a Debian-based distro? [closed]

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Authenticate linux based user in java

I have a username and password for a particular user in Linux i need to verify that if the user is valid or not using java? Abdul Khaliq Answer The Java way to do this would be JAAS, but you’ll still need a LoginModule that works with Linux. Here’s a beta implementation that claims to work.