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Old 05-28-2003, 08:45 PM   #1
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Changing PW and Making Accounts?


2 Questions

1) How do i change my root password ?

2) How do i create more shell accounts ?
 
Old 05-28-2003, 08:51 PM   #2
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These are very basic questions you know.. a search would have found your answer rather quickly but:

Use the command passwd to change passwords.
Use the command adduser to add user accounts.

View the man pages for more options on these commands.

man passwd
man adduser

or view them here at http://man.linuxquestions.org
 
Old 05-28-2003, 08:54 PM   #3
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Thanks
 
Old 05-28-2003, 09:31 PM   #4
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1 more question, how can i moniter the other users ? like in real time as they are connected.
 
Old 05-28-2003, 09:32 PM   #5
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if you use mandrake u can use userconf
i think other distributions might have that too, it's a handy tool for managing users and root accounts
 
Old 05-28-2003, 09:35 PM   #6
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Error message from remadmin :Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Error message from remadmin :Xlib: No protocol specified
Error message from remadmin :
Error message from remadmin :
Error message from remadmin :Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0


Is what i just got, maybe i need more info lol im a total n00b at linux as i have only been using it for like 1-2 days
 
Old 05-28-2003, 10:12 PM   #7
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run "xhost +" in the KDE-run command box
 
Old 05-28-2003, 10:12 PM   #8
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for monitoring other users you can run "w" or "who" in a shell terminal
 
Old 05-28-2003, 10:19 PM   #9
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Thanks i will give it a try
 
Old 05-28-2003, 10:22 PM   #10
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Ok that shows me the users connected witch it good but will that allow me to see the commands they are running or whatever in real time ?

also checked the xhost and figured that out lol
xhost + = disable
xhost or xhost - = enable
 
Old 05-29-2003, 01:18 AM   #11
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Ok that shows me the users connected witch it good but will that allow me to see the commands they are running or whatever in real time ?
No
 
Old 06-19-2003, 01:48 PM   #12
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Question along the same line.
How do you change the required length of a password and if there are numberic required?

Used to do this in RedHat 6.2 with Linuxconf. Went to Hat 7.3 and Linuxconf doesn't SEEM to be available. HMMMM...

Thanks for considering this.
 
  


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