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Old 11-11-2003, 07:05 PM   #1
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Exclamation How do I remove users form my system?

Hi all,

I need some help I need to remove users form my system? How would I go about doing this?
Old 11-11-2003, 07:43 PM   #2
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You can use the userdel command in order to delete a user.
The -r option deletes the userís home directory and mail spool. Files and directories in other locations will have to be deleted manually.
userdel -r username
Old 11-11-2003, 07:43 PM   #3
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'userdel name' or 'userdel -r name' if you're real sure about it. *g* Or you could just disable the login by editing /etc/passwd.


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