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Old 08-26-2002, 09:19 AM   #1
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Creating a User with No Password?

I'm running RedHat 7.3 and I'd like to create a User account that does not have a password. The Gnome User Manager does not let me do this. It says there must be a password at least 6 charaters long.

I know that not having a password could be a big security hole but I'm willing to live with that (it's a home machine connecting to a small home network).

Any ideas?
Old 08-26-2002, 09:56 AM   #2
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useradd -p "" <username>


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