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Old 10-03-2006, 11:03 PM   #1
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Smile useradd vs adduser

Dear Friends ,

Is there any difference between "adduser" and "useradd" ?
Old 10-03-2006, 11:12 PM   #2
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They do essentially the same thing. Adduser is a perl script. Useradd is a compiled program. Adduser makes calls to useradd. Useradd is the one that actually does all the work.

The end result is very, very similar.

That's as much as I know.


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