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Re: Gnome delete user

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 12:23:19PM -0500, Jim Hall wrote:
> Background: Two Etch installs literally accross the street from each
> other with different owners. Mixed up my notes and installed a user
> account from the first on the second. The Gnome user manager tool won't
> remove the home directory (I don't know if that's the only thing it
> won't remove). I would really like to completely remove the user before
> adding the correct one so I can show the owner a GUI way of doing it.
> BTW, "completely" means not a speck or trace of the removed user left.
> Question: Is there what might be called an "industrial strength" GUI
> user manager tool that will remove a user as though it never existed?

I would guess that it follows the /etc/deluser.conf file's options with
default to not removing the home directory.

Why not just remove it as root?


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