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Old 12-23-2003, 03:56 PM   #1
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Setting up a new user

How do I create a new user? I've been running as root since I installed and I can't figure out how to make a new one.
Old 12-23-2003, 04:01 PM   #2
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the command you are looking for is adduser.
just type: "man adduser" to see how it works.
Old 12-23-2003, 04:03 PM   #3
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You can also use the useradd command, but the adduser command is a script written by Patrick Volkerding to easily setup a user so you don't have to type it all out in one command but rather prompted for each and all the values given to the user.



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