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Old 09-07-2010, 04:19 AM   #1
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bash problem


Hello Linux Gurus

May I know how to fix this problem?

Everytime I type useradd username

I always get a message:

bash: useradd: command not found

please kindly someone guide me
 
Old 09-07-2010, 04:38 AM   #2
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The "useradd" command is not in your PATH. Are you running this as root?
 
Old 09-07-2010, 04:40 AM   #3
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The "useradd" command is not in your PATH. Are you running this as root?
yes sir, actually I'm adding a user through ssh on a distant location,
 
Old 09-07-2010, 04:46 AM   #4
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Try
Code:
whereis useradd
Then give the whole PATH to the command
If useradd doesn't exist, try
Code:
adduser
 
Old 09-07-2010, 04:53 AM   #5
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Try
Code:
whereis useradd
Then give the whole PATH to the command
If useradd doesn't exist, try
Code:
adduser
got it thanks
 
Old 09-07-2010, 04:59 AM   #6
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