[lug] Newbie admin question
CAtkinson at Circadence.com
Wed Mar 21 09:47:33 MST 2001
I believe you can just change /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow and that's it. As
long as you don't change the UID, that is.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenn Murray [mailto:gmurray at Mines.EDU]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 9:36 AM
> To: Boulder Linux User's Group
> Subject: [lug] Newbie admin question
> How do you change the name of a user?
> Can you do it naively be editing /etc/passwd and changing file
> ownerships, or is this a Bad Idea? Must you start over with a new
> user name?
> Glenn Murray
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