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Re: Trouble with new user



use adduser. 
it gives nice prompts and always works


tyler@sdf.lonestar.org
SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.lonestar.org

On Mon, 19 Jul 1999, J Horacio MG wrote:

> In an attempt to create a new user, with useradd command, the new user's
> home directory was created, and so was the line in /etc/passwd:
> 
> usermaria:x:1001:100::/home/usermaria:/bin/bash
> 
> But if I try to log in as such user:
> 
> login: usermaria
> Password: xxxxxxx
> Login incorrect
> 
> What may I have done wrong?
> 
> Also, strangely, I have a file in the /etc directory named gˇoup-.  This
> file I believe it's a copy of the file group, see:
> 
> 1 -rw-r--r--   1 root     root          567 jul 14 18:50 group
> 1 -rw-------   1 root     root          560 jul 14 18:49 group-
> 1 -rw-------   1 root     root          504 may 21 11:36 gˇoup-
> 
> The new user doesn't show in the group file (it should, at least in its
> own group, right?).
> 
> TIA
> -- 
> Horacio
> homega@vlc.servicom.es
> Valencia - ESPAĐA
> 
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