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Re: How to remove a user?

>>>>> "A" == Andreas Wehler <wehler2@welfa4.elektro.uni-wuppertal.de> writes:

A> After searching a while for a program or script to completely
A> remove a user I didn't found something and did it per hand.  Is
A> this neccessary?  Thanks.

Right now, this is the only way to handle it.  You need to remove
their /etc/passwd, and /etc/group entries, but first, you should
probably search the filesystem for any files they own and do something
with them.  Then, as a final step, you way want to remove their home

You can find all a user's files by using

find / -user username -or -group usergroup

You'll need to run this as root so that you don't get blocked from
directories without read permission.

I haven't actually done this recently, so this may not cover
everything.  -- Rob

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