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I don't get it, you want to configure Apache in a way so that the upload dir shows up on a webpage? You could change /etc/apache/httpd.conf as well. I hope you don't mean to move an entire home dir of a user?? I don't see why you should want this.
Originally posted by Frustin is there a command line method without running the risk of ruining the /etc/passwd file?
This allows safe editing of /etc/passwd and automatically creates a backup (/etc/passwd~) if changes are made.......
NOTE: To change the default editor from vi, make sure you enter an environment variable, called VISUAL and/or EDITOR, in your bash profile (or /etc/profile for system-wide defaults) and export it..........For example, I like mcedit (command line text editor bundled with the Midnight Commander package, or mc), and have entered these entries in /etc/profile:
vipw and vigr will edit the files /etc/passwd and /etc/group, respectively. With the -s flag, they will edit the shadow versions of those files, /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow, respectively. The programs will set the appropriate locks to prevent file corruption.
When looking for an editor, the programs will first try the environment variable VISUAL, then the environment variable EDITOR, and finally the default editor, vi.