How to Install base-passwd in Ubuntu 18.04

Install base-passwd by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install base-passwd


Debian base system master password and group files

These are the canonical master copies of the user database files (/etc/passwd and /etc/group), containing the Debian-allocated user and group IDs. The update-passwd tool is provided to keep the system databases synchronized with these master files.

Version: 3.5.44

Section: admin