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Old 06-26-2011, 09:15 AM   #16
phatdaddi
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Quote:
Originally Posted by brianL View Post
To create a user account, when logged in as root, run this:
Code:
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 (small ell).
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.
Good luck.
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.
Thanks again
Phatdaddi
 
Old 06-28-2011, 01:07 PM   #17
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Thanks again for your help and advise. The links posted are certainly enough for me to continue my quest to take over the world. Having recently converted from Pastafarian to "The Church of the Subgenius", I am sticking with Slackware. As I stated earlier, I can intellectually bludgeon my way thru anything but a stable relationship.
 
  


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