You have two Rice accounts: a Charon account, which you dial in to via SLIP or PPP software and a phone line, and a GirlTECH server account, where your World Wide Web and Unix files live.
Each account is different and should have a different password. You do not want to keep the passwords that we gave you on day one. However, please do not change your passwords until your home/school computers can successfully get into Rice.
Choosing New PasswordsBefore you change your passwords, you'll need to take a few moments and create new passwords that are easy for you to type and to remember. The Rice system is very picky about what it will let you change your password to. Basically, it will not accept anything that can be found in a dictionary. Here are some tips.
DO NOT USE THESE SPECIFIC EXAMPLES FOR YOUR PASSWORD:
Changing Your Charon PasswordTo change your Charon password, telnet to
Changing Your GirlTECH server PasswordTo change your GirlTECH password, telnet to your GirlTECH account (
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