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Old 12-07-2018, 10:42 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by DrunkenTimelord View Post
sudo userdel --remove pi
Which SHOULD just remove the user named pi, the default user on rasbian, as well as his home directory. But instead I have this error pop up
userdel: user pi is currently used by process 615
after using this to determine the process
ps -p 615 -o comm=
it said it was named Bash and other occasions it has said (with different numbers) SystemD
Originally Posted by michaelk View Post
It was not obvious from your OP that you were running the userdel command as the new user.
Did you exit and logout as user pi before trying to delete pi?

Alternately, instead of deleting pi, couldn't you just rename it?
usermod -l newname pi
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Originally Posted by DrunkenTimelord View Post
If I am understanding the Moderator correctly, I should be changing "--autologin pi" to " --autologin USERNAME", is that correct?
captain hindsight to the rescue:
i think you should've just removed that option completely.

please give us a link to the exact image you installed.
raspbian is just a common name for all sorts of distros tailored to specific (ARM) hardware.
mine used a graphical desktop, but no display manager; that might be part of the confusion you're experiencing.


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