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one time changing of default user's home directory while adding newuser

Posted 01-17-2012 at 05:28 AM by dinakumar12

vim /etc/default/useradd

Look for this line


change /home to your own directory

save the file and try adding new user by useradd username

Now the new user should be created with your own preferred directory.
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How to insert a string at the top of a file using sed

Posted 01-17-2012 at 05:22 AM by dinakumar12
Updated 01-18-2012 at 09:42 AM by dinakumar12

sed -i 1i\string filename
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Hi all

Posted 01-17-2012 at 01:47 AM by suresh.k
Updated 01-23-2012 at 06:34 AM by suresh.k

Hi this is suresh working as a Linux system administrator,
Looking for a friend who have experience in Linux system admin.
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Let's Go Retro Now, Everybody's Learning How...

Posted 01-17-2012 at 12:01 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 08-06-2014 at 10:36 AM by rainbowsally (typo)

Living on the "Trailing Edge" of computer development sometimes makes a LOT of sense.

1. Kdevelop 3 vs. 4.

The kde4 version of this ide/programming editor became a bit too ambitious, I think. Spitting out one perfect plasma widgets at the click of a button. But it's unrealistic to think that an automatic plasmoid creator will lead to programming prowess and many of the old features that were in kdevelop3 are sorely missed.

I'd take the graphical...
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Posted 01-16-2012 at 02:47 PM by rich_c

Last week, I semi retired my N900 replacing it with a Samsung Galaxy SII. Initial impressions are that the SGS2 is very nice and all but it doesn't have the same 'feel' as the Nokia. My N900 is without doubt a small computer with phone functionality. The SGSII is a smartphone. There is a subtle but distinct difference.

So, the N900 will live on at home with the sim removed but connected to my wireless network. I see it fulfilling various roles, one of which will be as a device...
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