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Old 08-27-2003, 08:01 AM   #1
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add new user's ???

hey guys, im using redhat 9.

how would i set up a second non root acount ???

not looking for anything fancy, just sumthing to get my family back on the internet while i beat the **** outa win2000 and re-install it AGAIN !

Old 08-27-2003, 08:03 AM   #2
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Just type
useradd username

and then for setting its password

passwd username

and that's it.
Old 08-27-2003, 10:14 AM   #3
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you can also du it with the graphical interface. go to your personal directory, and type in the location line: start-here:/// end press enter. Choose "System Settings" and then "Users and Groups"

Last edited by Selos; 08-27-2003 at 10:53 AM.
Old 08-27-2003, 01:40 PM   #4
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useradd -p "password" "username"

where "password" is password not in quotes and "username" is there logon not in quotes. Good luck.


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