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How to add a user

Posted 10-18-2010 at 09:14 AM by T0sh1r0 (Just a few notes...)
Updated 10-18-2010 at 09:39 AM by T0sh1r0

There are 2 ways to add a user via the command line:
1. useradd - the pure command line way!
Let's add myself on the system:
useradd -m -G users,wheel,audio -s /bin/bash T0hs1r0
-m creates the home directory
-G adds my user to a list of groups
-s provides the default shell for my user
To set the password for the user:
passwd T0sh1r0
useradd -D
will display the current default values and
useradd -D [options]
will update the default values.

2. adduser...
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use windows file in Redhat linux

Posted 10-18-2010 at 03:11 AM by Dhinesh.B

can we access a file from Redhat linux that file has been stored in windows xp, That the system has operting in two os.???
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Good day.

Posted 10-17-2010 at 04:56 AM by peonuser

Have nine of my twelve stator coils wrapped for my test generator. Started disassembling old dead ide hard drives for the magnets to work with the coils.

Loving web servers more and more especially for home use. You can develop web pages that will easily work on web based devices such as the android, iphone, ipad, nook, and etc without out use the development packages for those units. If your using thin clients, it makes even more sense to have the apps on the web server. Saves a...
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Microsoft shitting on

Posted 10-16-2010 at 10:22 PM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

If I asked you to name an Office Suit with these flaws:
  • Technical support that is not free
  • Breaking without anyone fixing it ( at least for a month)
  • Money spent on installing and maintaining suite
  • etc
You would probably say 'MS Office'. Microsoft says otherwise

For those of us smart enough to NOT HAVE SILVERLIGHT, there is a .wmv link available on the page. To download...
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Kernel Panic!

Posted 10-16-2010 at 06:30 PM by sag47
Updated 10-16-2010 at 06:31 PM by sag47
Tags syslog

Everybody dreads it. When you see it, it is difficult to know what to do. Luckily Unix provides utilities which allow us to traverse the filesystem and parse files quickly and effortlessly.

Here's a search command which will search all your log files for keywords such as shutdown, poweroff, and panic.

find /var/log/ -type f -print0 | xargs -0 grep -iH 'shutdown\|poweroff\|panic' | cut -d: -f1 | sort -u
This will allow you to narrow which log files you...
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