How to display hashing algorithm on your Linux system for user authentication

  • $1 = MD5 hashing algorithm
  • $2 = Blowfish algorithm is in use
  • $2a = Eksblowfish algorithm
  • $5 = SHA-256 algorithm
  • $6 = SHA-512 algorithm

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