Raspberry PI Default Password

The Raspberry Pi OS’s Default Username and Password

The majority of Raspberry Pi operating systems include default passwords for SSH access. In Raspberry OS, for example, the default login is “pi” and the default password is “raspberry.” Other distributions, on the other hand, include default usernames and passwords that are not necessarily equivalent to Raspberry Pi OS.

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The default usernames and passwords for the most well-known Raspberry Pi distributions are shown in the table below:

RPi UsernamePassword
Raspberry Pi OSpiraspberry
DietPirootdietpi
Lakka Linuxrootroot
Kali Linuxroottoor
OpenELECrootopenelec
Arch Linux ARMrootroot
Debianpiraspberry
LibreELECrootlibreelec
OSMCosmcosmc
QtonPirootrootme
Ubuntu Serverubuntuubuntu
ROKOSrokosrokos
Retropiepiraspberry
Raspberry Pi OS (Raspbian)piraspberry
Debianpiraspberry
RetroPipiraspberry
Ubuntu Serverubuntuubuntu
Kali Linuxroottoor
Lakka Linuxrootroot
Arch Linux ARMrootroot
OpenELECrootopenelec
LibreELECrootlibreelec
DietPirootdietpi
OSMCosmcosmc
ROKOSrokosrokos
QtonPirootrootme
   

 

 

How to Change the Default Login Password on a Raspberry Pi?

It is advised that you change the default login password for Raspberry Pi in order to make your system more secure. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has taken an endeavor to assure this with their recent release of the Raspberry Pi OS. After installing the operating system, you will be invited to update the raspberry pi’s default password. If you haven’t changed it yet, you can do so by following the instructions below.

 

  • Log in to the Raspberry Pi with the default user name “pi” and password “raspberry.”
  • To change the password, open the command line and execute the passwd command.
  • After entering your current password, you will be prompted to enter a new password and confirm it by typing again. While typing the password, you will not see any characters on the screen. Don’t be concerned. That’s how it is. So simply input the password and hit enter.

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