Re: User names.
Hmmm ... I didn't know about this limit when I installed and used a
ten-character username and an eight or nine-character password. When I log
in, I have to use the full username (alphenglor), and my home dir is
/home/alphenglor, but files owned by me are shown as alphengl.alphengl (I'm
not at a terminal with a mouse and can't paste an ls -l to be explicit,
sorry). I think that my password was truncated at eight characters, though,
as sometimes I would swear that I hit an extra key at the end but I can
still get in.
As far as mail aliases go, though, you can set up your MTA to do that;
/etc/aliases, I think.
On Thu, Feb 04, 1999 at 06:06:25PM -0800, Chris Wong wrote:
> For Debian, user names are limited to 8 characters.. as well
> as the passwords. How can this be, lengthened? ... as well as long
> email addreses? ie:
> Chris Wong | email@example.com
> AD Digital Media Inc. (c) 1999
> Unsubscribe? mail -s unsubscribe firstname.lastname@example.org < /dev/null
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