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Date:      Fri, 25 Jun 2004 08:30:25 -0400
From:      Bill Moran <wmoran@potentialtech.com>
To:        Matthew Seaman <m.seaman@infracaninophile.co.uk>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: newuser
Message-ID:  <20040625083025.58e21223.wmoran@potentialtech.com>
In-Reply-To: <20040625121845.GA16335@happy-idiot-talk.infracaninophile.co.uk>
References:  <000001c45a68$b61c67b0$6601a8c0@james09sc2chsi> <20040625121845.GA16335@happy-idiot-talk.infracaninophile.co.uk>

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Matthew Seaman <m.seaman@infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 11:58:41PM -0400, James Bell wrote:
> >  
> > I have BSD UNIX.
> >  
> > What commands should I use from the root to create a new user.
> 
> Essentially:
> 
>     # pw useradd -n name -m
>     # passwd name
> 
> I suggest that you immediately read the pw(8) man page and the
> appropriate section of the Handbook:
> 
>     http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/users.html

Um ... no offense, Matt, but isn't that a bit overly difficult for a new
user?

Try adduser ... the manpage is pretty informative.

-- 
Bill Moran
Potential Technologies
http://www.potentialtech.com



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