How To Add user in Fedora Core 4 using the Command Line Interface
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acording to this book sign in as root than type useradd -c "comment" replace comment with the name of user u want to add if the comment contains multiple words use the quote marks. im assuming if its only one word like say tyler0123 than i dont think the quotes are needed. heres an example to add a user named mary smith with a login name of mary u would type as root useradd -c "Mary Smith" mary
after that u want to set password u would type "passwd" with out the quotes than it should promt you for a password twice and thats it all set up
the -c is to add a comment. you can also use -d to change home directory location, or -s to set the default shell. just to add a user, if the useradd program is there but the paths not set for root for some reason,
i read beyond the useadd to the error he got: useradd command not found. if it could not find the useradd command, i assumed he typed useradd and got the error, but mistyped his forum post. another potential mistake on my part. you guys just love pointing out my flaws