Originally Posted by brianL
To create a user account, when logged in as root, run this:
adduser whatever name you want
Accept the defaults (press Enter) for all questions, except when it asks for extra group membership, then press the Up arrow key, and add lp
Then exit as root when the account setup finishes, log in as your new user, and enter startx
. Ask any more questions in the Slackware forum.
Get That far and went to exit by entering_exit...got Shell[bin/bash] entered_exit again. then got an intimidating notice about changing the shell entered n as this seemed like the aforementioned 'Dangerous and stupid' move. So just shut the terminal window down and then rebooted at the login entered my new user name Password:...never entered it.
I looked at all of the above links. My goal is for mathematics software and I would like to take the time to know that as soon as I am out of Root.