LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 02-12-2011, 02:31 AM   #1
dwclark84
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2011
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Slackware 13.1 adduser will not work NO /usr/bin directory?


/usr/bin: No such file or directory and I cannot run any adduser commands from root of my new install of Slackware 13.1. This is my first time every installing a Linux distro and I am confused as to why I cannot do anything from the root command that I have been reading in Linux forums? Please help.
 
Old 02-12-2011, 04:29 AM   #2
dwclark84
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2011
Posts: 4

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
figured it out myself, it had something to do with the file system i set up at install. I was trying to use ext4 and made seperate partitions for /usr and /home. I did a clean install with just /, and swap and used ext3 and everything worked fine. I will try again the other way when I get more familiar with linux.
 
Old 02-12-2011, 04:42 AM   #3
repo
LQ 5k Club
 
Registered: May 2001
Location: Belgium
Distribution: Linux Mint
Posts: 8,516

Rep: Reputation: 896Reputation: 896Reputation: 896Reputation: 896Reputation: 896Reputation: 896Reputation: 896
Thank you for providing the solution.
You can mark the thread solved, using the thread tools

Kind regards
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
echo $PATH = /home/g3rc4n/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/games ? i_heart_pandas Linux - Software 7 09-18-2009 09:33 AM
"bash: /usr/bin/git: No such file or directory " - why does bash look in /usr/bin babu198649 Linux - Newbie 7 07-16-2009 12:06 PM
Failed to chck remot comnd executin using shells /usr/bin/ssh and /usr/bin/rsh farnaw4u Linux - Software 2 04-06-2009 01:08 AM
path in services wrong for clamav updated frm 0.75 to 0.80 usr/bin vs usr/local/bin Emmanuel_uk Linux - Newbie 3 04-22-2005 02:02 AM
bin/bash:usr/bin/lpr NO SUCH FILE OR DIRECTORY Adibe_Hamm Linux - Newbie 3 10-14-2003 03:30 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:54 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration