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Thread: Users & groups

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    Users & groups

    Hi, can i make another user from terminal using root account? how?
    Last edited by Pabx; June 27th, 2008 at 05:01 PM.

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    Re: Users & groups

    Code:
    sudo useradd joe
    sudo passwd joe
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    Re: Users & groups

    OK this is what happened :

    your home directory is listed as /home/user/ but it does not appear to exist do you want to log in with the root directory as your home directory? it is unlikely anything will work unless you use a failsafe session.

    what can i do?

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    Re: Users & groups

    Code:
    sudo mkdir /home/user
    sudo chown user /home/user
    sudo chgrp user /home/user
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