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Old 06-26-2005, 09:39 PM   #1
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Unhappy how to create linux user

forgive the stupid question, but how do I create a new unix/linux user.. I thought it was passwd -c or something, but that doesnt seem to be the case on my system
Old 06-26-2005, 09:55 PM   #2
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adduser or useradd
Old 06-29-2005, 10:55 AM   #3
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well, those command will help you:

useradd <user> - for add a users
userdel -r <user> for delete a user
passwd <user> for passwd a user

You will find those users over /home/

Old 08-15-2005, 03:31 PM   #4
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Does anyone have a script to create multiple accounts w/out being prompted for a password?


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