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Old 09-18-2005, 06:03 PM   #1
Gald3r
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Hello to all! I simply want to know how can i add a new user's account. I tried using the adduser and passwd commands but despite the fact that the acount was created, the password i try is wrong
I am almost sure that i have made a mistake using these commands. Thank you in advance.

p.s. How can i see all the user's passwords since i am the administrator???
 
Old 09-18-2005, 06:26 PM   #2
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please use useful thread titles in future... this is a help forum... we know you want help.

once the user is created use the passwd program to set the password to allow a login to take place. you can never list normal users passwords, that is not possible as it would pose a huge security risk. instead you can only reset users passwords. don't be so nosey.
 
  


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