git passwd

Kees Scherpenhuijzen noik00 at
Tue Oct 27 19:37:04 CET 2009

2009/10/27 Brian J. Tarricone <brian at>:
> Because you did something wrong?  Sorry, without a little more
> detailed info as to what you actually did, and the actual error
> messages you got, that's the only assumption I can make...
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 05:12, Kees Scherpenhuijzen <noik00 at> wrote:
>> Hey,
>> Why does the mail from maintainer at with my account setup
>> confirmation, says i can change my password, but when i do i get a
>> permission denied?
>> --
>> Kees
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Well, i recently updated my old SVN account to the new GIT account,
using the form on
This time i included my SSH key, public one.

Then a few days later i got a email from maintainer at stating
my account has been setup on With my public key provided
once more.

It also said my password isn't set yet, my acount didn't had a pass.
And i could set it with the command: ssh USERNAME at passwd.

Doing that results in a permission denied. It looks just like he is
asking for a password. And not to enter a new password.

Here's a example from console:
[noik at localhost ~]$ ssh noik at passwd
noik at's password:
Permission denied, please try again.
noik at's password:


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