How to set the root user password for Peertube

Peertube has a very strange system for creating the password for the admin user and unfortunately it doesn’t work.

This command will allow you to set the root password and log in.

cd /var/www/peertube && NODE_CONFIG_DIR=/var/www/peertube/config NODE_ENV=production npm run reset-password -- -u root

Keep in mind that you won’t actually see any characters appearing on the screen as you type the password. You won’t even get a representation of each character.

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