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I am using Linux RedHat .

Is their is a way to change user password without going into the root , or become a super user.

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> Is their is a way to change user password without going into the root , or become a super user.
No. (I assume that user1 wants to change password of user2)
Except knowing his(user2) current password ;)
Except running in single mode (so You in fact logged as root)
Except configuring sudo to allow such operation (in fact going via root account).
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