Adding new users

ira mendell ibm at bestweb.net
Sun Mar 24 08:42:05 PST 2002


Jeroen Coumans wrote:

> On Sunday 24 March 2002 03:00, ira mendell wrote:
> > type 'adduser  <name>'  I get a message ":bad interpreter:no such
> > file or directory"
>
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/faq/#AEN141
> If that doesn't help; is the script executable? If not, chmod +x
> adduser. The first line must contain #!/bin/sh, and /bin/sh must be a
> symlink to /bin/bash (or whatever your shell is).
>
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> Jeroen Coumans
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As far as I can tell sh is a symlink to bash and the script is
executible.  If I take the '!' out of the first line it becomes a plain
text file that does run (though not completely due to some errors in the
script), but at least it starts to run.
     Ira

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