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Old 12-07-2003, 05:17 PM   #1
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adduser


I can't figure this one out. I have installed all and still i dont have the adduser or useradd script for adding users in Slackware 9.0

Can someone plz help me out here and btw are there any better scripts to add users&groups in slack?
 
Old 12-07-2003, 05:25 PM   #2
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Which user are you trying to run them as? You need to be root.
 
Old 12-07-2003, 05:28 PM   #3
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I don't think useradd is a script, but I do think it's in /sbin or /usr/sbin. You need to su - to root (or login as root) to have it in your $PATH.
 
Old 12-07-2003, 05:37 PM   #4
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Re: adduser

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Originally posted by teqno
I can't figure this one out. I have installed all and still i dont have the adduser or useradd script for adding users in Slackware 9.0

Can someone plz help me out here and btw are there any better scripts to add users&groups in slack?
Actually you have both. You just need
to be root to "see" them, they're not in
a normal users path.

If you su to root without using the - or -l,
you'll preserve the original users environment,
thus won't be able to run either.


Btw, adduse is a script, useradd is a ELF binary.


Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 12-08-2003, 06:53 AM   #5
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I got root access and are logged in as root. I tried whereis adduser and whereis useradd and i can't seem to find it at all. I have installed the pkg for etc configuration pack utilities but still no luck :/
 
Old 12-08-2003, 01:26 PM   #6
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cat /var/log/packages/shadow*

That's where useradd/adduser lives. If you don't
get any output you didn't install it :}


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