Before everyone yells at me ...
I am building a fedora box on a virtual machine (VMware) on my laptop for a one-time class I am teaching on MySQL (demanded equal time since this generic "database" class is all in Microsoft Abscess). Everyone will be logging into the VM server with generic usernames (user0, user1 ...) and I just thought it would be nice to leave the passwords out.
ok ... so I tried the passwd utility--won't do it.
I tried removing the X between the colins in the passwd file, like so:
Still won't work.