Lazy tip – wrong password


You start typing your password in UNIX, then realize – hold on that ain’t right.

Sometimes your control c it – other times just hit enter and do it again.

There is a quicker way. 🙂


When your sat at that password: prompt and lord only knows what you’ve typed. No problem – just do one control u and all is right with the world again. 🙂

I only know from the billion odd times I’ve done it too! 😉 That equates to many wasted hours, this lazy tip will save you – over time.


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