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Old 10-04-2003, 04:42 AM   #1
hitbob
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How do I login as a regular user?


I'm trying to install Linux 1.1 but the instructions say to login as a regular user to run the ./setup. I am new to Linux (I use RedHat 9) and have only logged in as root, then password. How do I login as a regular user?
 
Old 10-04-2003, 04:44 AM   #2
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Have you created a user account? If you haven't then do:

useradd myusername
passwd myusername

Then type in the password for the user 'myusername' twice and you will have a new account. You can then login.
 
Old 10-04-2003, 05:14 AM   #3
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When you ran RH9 for the first time after the install, you should have been prompted to create a new user. Otherwise, what Crashed_Again said.
 
  


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