Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I'm a little bit confused if it's MD5 or SHA.

share|improve this question
up vote 9 down vote accepted

Since Ubuntu 8.10, SHA-512.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Features

in particular for Ubuntu 11.10

http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/oneiric/en/man3/crypt.3.html

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.