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Old 05-21-2004, 02:49 PM   #1
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how can i veiw and delete users

how can i view what users are on my linux machine

and how can i remove the one i do not want anymore

also how can i do this was samba too

actually i made a user with useradd instead of adduser and it didn't not make a password with it but now i can't delete that user i make with useradd and i can not make a user with the same username with adduser cuz it says user allready exists

soo how do i remove the user so i can recreat it with adduser so i can make a password for the user

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Old 05-21-2004, 04:10 PM   #2
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Just give it a password if you are going to keep the user. Use the command:

passwd username

And remember, you have to run passwd as root. That way you will get a password to the user. Or if you are using KDE, just navigate to user groups and delete them there.

Old 05-21-2004, 05:15 PM   #3
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