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Old 01-18-2005, 10:10 AM   #1
lynchpin9
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HELP! When I create a new user a home dir isn't created


I may have changed permissions...But I've reverted them all back???
When I do a useradd *user* and then set a password, the user is created but when I go to the /home dir there is no personal folder for that user. When I log out and try to log in as the newly created user it says something liek unable to write to $/home directory.

All the permissions are set right though. everything is root except write permissions to users and groups..shoudl the setUID and setGID be checked too?

Josh
 
Old 01-18-2005, 10:40 AM   #2
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u may try KDE KUser...
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Slackware "you have mail":

Psychology. Mind over matter.
Mind under matter? It doesn't matter.
Never mind.
 
Old 01-18-2005, 10:44 AM   #3
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but...

that doesn't fix the problem
 
Old 01-18-2005, 10:54 AM   #4
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Do you have an /etc/skel directory?

There's nothing to stop you manually creating the necessary/home directories yourself, you know. . .
 
Old 01-18-2005, 11:18 AM   #5
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yeah, I know...It still doesn't fix the problem...
 
Old 01-18-2005, 12:05 PM   #6
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Its fixed. I did: "apt-get remove adduser"
and then reinstalled "adduser". Works now.

Josh
 
  


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