shadow package in Ubuntu

login: system login tools
login-dbgsym: debug symbols for package login
passwd: change and administer password and group data
passwd-dbgsym: Debug symbols for passwd
uidmap: programs to help use subuids
uidmap-dbgsym: debug symbols for package uidmap

This package has 46 new bugs and 1 open question.

Package information

Ubuntu Developers
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The Shadow password file utilities package includes the programs necessary to convert traditional V7 UNIX password files to the SVR4 shadow password format, and additional tools to maintain password and group files (that work with both shadow and non-shadow passwords).

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There are no registered releases for the Shadow ⇒ head.

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The Zesty Zapus (supported)
1:4.2-3.2ubuntu1.17.04.2 updates, security (main) 2017-05-17
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The Xenial Xerus (supported)
1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.3 updates, security (main) 2017-05-17
1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5 release (main) 2016-03-29
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
1: release (main) 2014-02-17
1: updates, security (main) 2017-05-17
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
1: updates (main) 2012-10-15
1: release (main) 2012-04-09