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Old 09-01-2004, 04:57 AM   #1
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Adding users


I'm running slack 10.0 I know the command to add a user is adduser

But when I add an account i can't do anything, not even startx
What permissions should I give the account? this account is going to be for me so I don't have to use root

Please help
 
Old 09-01-2004, 05:16 AM   #2
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normally adduser and a simple setup should work. you dont need anything special. in fact, all you really need is to enter the new user name and create a password, nothing else.

can you login with the new user you create? can you run any programs? can you startx in root?
 
Old 09-01-2004, 05:21 AM   #3
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normally adduser and a simple setup should work. you dont need anything special. in fact, all you really need is to enter the new user name and create a password, nothing else.

can you login with the new user you create? can you run any programs? can you startx in root?
Yeah, I can login but I can't run anything. And yes I can run startx in root.
 
Old 09-01-2004, 05:23 AM   #4
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what options did you configure for the new user in adduser?
 
Old 09-01-2004, 05:24 AM   #5
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Nothing, I just just pressed enter
 
Old 09-01-2004, 05:26 AM   #6
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no username or password?
 
Old 09-01-2004, 05:27 AM   #7
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That's the only thing I did.
 
Old 09-01-2004, 05:30 AM   #8
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i've installed slack on several machines and have never had that problem. something you configured in the install that's causing the problem? i'm sorry, i don't know.
 
  


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