Adding new users
cfi at highspeed.flyer.co.uk
Sat Mar 23 07:34:24 PST 2002
On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, ira mendell wrote:
> I've created etc/skel with apropriate files.
> I want to add a user, add its password and add its new group. Am I on
> the right track with the following command:
> useradd -m<newuser> -n<newuser> -p<newuser password> -u<newuser>
I have a tweaked version of the Slackware-8.0 'adduser' script on the old
web site. The modified script creates a group of the same name as the new
user, as is done in Debian. Also, rather than creating uid's on a 'next
available' basis if not specified, I prefer one to be input.
Apart from these two hacks, the script is the same.
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