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Old 01-21-2004, 10:48 PM   #16
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yes some sort of file manager.
 
Old 01-21-2004, 10:49 PM   #17
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wow so what now?
 
Old 01-22-2004, 01:37 AM   #18
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Originally posted by fancypiper
Try this:

useradd dragon

# Basic Bash commands
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Whoops. In Slack I use adduser and totally forgot about useradd. Thanks for the reminder.
 
Old 01-22-2004, 01:47 AM   #19
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wow so what now?
I think this should work:

mkdir /home/dragon
cp /etc/skel/* /home/dragon
groupadd dragon
chown dragon.dragon -R /home/dragon

It would be easier to learn your distro's tools as they usually do all this stuff for you automatically.

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Old 01-22-2004, 01:57 AM   #20
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yes some sort of file manager.
Midnight Commander is much more than just a file manager. It is a file viewer (F3) a file editor (F4) ftp client, file extractor, package installer and many other tools in wrapped up in one nice package. It also has mouse support. I feel helpless in the command line without it.

Use it and look under /home. What can you see? You may see a folder for your old user, and if so, you can get access to it again with:

passwd <username>

and answer the prompts.
 
Old 01-22-2004, 02:02 AM   #21
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Whoops. In Slack I use adduser and totally forgot about useradd. Thanks for the reminder.
In most distros, the adduser command is a symbolic link to the useradd script.
 
  


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