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Old 05-17-2007, 02:25 PM   #1
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How do I add a comment to a user?


Whats the command to add a comment to a user I've created?
 
Old 05-17-2007, 03:25 PM   #2
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What does it mean to "add a comment to a user"? Add it where?
 
Old 05-17-2007, 03:36 PM   #3
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A characteristic of a user?
 
Old 05-17-2007, 03:47 PM   #4
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You can use the chfn (change finger) command to edit the user's name, address, phone number, etc.

As Root:

Code:
 # chfn <username>
Other than that, I don't know if you can add any "comments" to a user's account.

Luck!
 
Old 05-17-2007, 03:47 PM   #5
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You can add a comment to a user that you previously created with the usermod command:

Code:
usermod -c "comment" user
Where "comment" is whatever you want the comment to be and user is the user name you want to change

-cutangro

Last edited by custangro; 05-17-2007 at 03:51 PM.
 
Old 05-17-2007, 04:18 PM   #6
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