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Old 01-31-2004, 01:46 PM   #1
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Question Easy problem??? Can't find adduser or useradd in fresh install of Fedora


I just installed Fedora a minute ago and cannot find the command adduser or useradd nor can I confirm that shawdow passwords are installed. I went to /usr/bin already and i did a

find / -name adduser

with no luck. Any ideas?
 
Old 01-31-2004, 01:48 PM   #2
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hi - "man gpasswd"
 
Old 02-21-2004, 10:38 PM   #3
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Hi,

In Fedora, adduser is found under /usr/sbin

However, the default path may not include /usr/sbin, when you logged in as root using su , try using su -

Alternative you may want to add path temporary using this

PATH=$PATH:/usr/sbin; export PATH

Hope this helps.

viz

Last edited by vizinity; 02-21-2004 at 10:55 PM.
 
Old 02-21-2004, 10:57 PM   #4
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You need to be root user to add users.
 
  


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