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Old 09-05-2003, 02:46 AM   #1
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multi users on the same home directory

I use the redhat7.3 linux OS.
I would like to know if it is possible to have different users with the same home directory?
I try that, but the system tells me that's not possible.
What do I have to do to permit this?

Thank you.
Old 09-05-2003, 07:14 AM   #2
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<edit> you double posted, i'll ask a mod to merge the threads

the red hat gui tools might not want you to do it but its easily possible, you could a) edit your /etc/passwd file, the fields are seperated by colons. field 6 is the users home directory. or b) you could do usermod -d

check out the man pages for more info

man 5 passwd
man usermod

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