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add users to linux without using useradd!!

Posted 06-15-2011 at 03:21 PM by bsl4ever

Hi all,

do you guys know how to add a user to a linux box without using useradd?
I'm working on a project to disect the process of adding users, but can't use useradd command.
I know this involves modifying couple of files such as /etc/passwd, /etc/groups, etc..
but i'm sure there is more to it.
I couldn't find useradd source code which would answered this question.

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Lotus stem AKA Nadru (in Kashmiri), Kamal Kakdi (in Hindi) - Kashmiri style Recipe

Posted 06-15-2011 at 02:39 PM by TheIndependentAquarius
Updated 07-04-2014 at 01:27 AM by TheIndependentAquarius

Notice: Spoon measurement : 6ml

  • 1/2 spoon Cumin seeds (Aka Zeera in Hindi)
  • 1/2 spoon Red chilly powder (Aka Lal mirch in Hindi)
  • 1/4 spoon Turmeric powder (Aka Haldi in Hindi)
  • 1/2 spoon Coriander powder (Aka Dhania in Hindi)
  • 1/2 spoon Fennel powder (Aka Saunf in Hindi)
  • 1/2 spoon Ginger powder (Aka Adrak in Hindi)
  • 1/4 spoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 spoon Salt
  • 2 Lotus stems of nearly 22 cms each
  • Oil for deep frying

  • Scrape off the skin of the
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Peufelon's Minor Blog

Posted 06-15-2011 at 02:37 PM by Peufelon
Updated 06-15-2011 at 03:42 PM by Peufelon

The title comes from a line in a news story, "F.B.I. Agents Get Leeway to Push Privacy Bounds", by Charlie Savage, which appeared in the New York Times (reprinted in
The manual clarifies the definition of who qualifies for extra protection as a legitimate member of the news media in the Internet era: prominent bloggers would count, but not people who have low-profile blogs.
So if you don't like what I say in my blog, don't sue me, SAR me!
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SlackBuild for gpsd

Posted 06-14-2011 at 02:25 PM by 55020
Updated 06-15-2011 at 02:39 PM by 55020 (URL fixed)

There's recently been a long running thread in which xj25vm has explored the possibilities of getting gpsd to start on demand in Slackware, both when USB GPS devices are hotplugged (plugged into an already booted system) and when coldplugged (discovered by the system at boot).

The core difficulty to be overcome was that the gpsd daemon wants to read from a control socket which is created on the fly by a helper when the hotplugged or coldplugged device triggers an action in udev....
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What to do to make network communication between your base linux Os and kvm Os

Posted 06-14-2011 at 04:24 AM by rajsingh.icfai

How to make netwok connectivity between my base linux machnin and kvm (kernal based virtualizaion) machine.
in simple work i wanna make connectivity between my base machine as server and my kvm machine as client, since i do't have two pc, so that i can use my base OS as server and kvm machine as client in my stand alone system.
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