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Old 10-09-2008, 01:51 AM   #1
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A few amateur questions


Alright basically I'm a complete newbie to Linux, I have no idea what I'm doing and got stuck with an assignment for class and I've read through several websites but now I'm confused. If you could help me figure out what's right or how to go about it I'd be grateful.

How would I go about creating an account that will generate a home directory using CLI?

Setting a password in CLI?

Changing a password in CLI?

Changing the Administrator's pass in CLI?

Then the same thing using a GUI. I use Fedora Core 4 if that matters at all. Also links to sites that explain this so I could bookmark them would be helpful.
 
Old 10-09-2008, 02:09 AM   #2
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man adduser (or man useradd)
man passwd
 
Old 10-09-2008, 05:25 AM   #3
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For a true newbie I'd also recommend this: http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz
 
Old 10-09-2008, 09:52 AM   #4
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Also, upgrade your distro. Fedora Core 4 is extremely old. The latest release is Fedora 9.
 
Old 10-09-2008, 01:25 PM   #5
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Hi,

I would suggest hat you look at the next links;
 
  


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