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Date:      Sun, 29 Dec 2002 14:12:49 -0800 (PST)
From:      Rick Hamell <>
To:        Cliff Sarginson <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: adduser
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>

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> Negative PR ?
> I do my best to promote it.
> That does not mean being uncritical.
> I tried the simple act of adding a user to my system.
> It failed, repeatingly asking me for a user name I had already given.

Look it /etc/adduser.conf remove the user name there and leave that line
blank. I've run into the same issue until I realized it was setup so that
you could force user names to have a part in common.


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