useradd anomaly - GUI or command line???
> I guess the question is...what are you trying to achieve?
I am just trying to add some users for my FC box so that they can log
in and start using it. Also trying to learn the command line tools to
> Use the passwd command to properly set the users password. As root,
> type "passwd username" (for whatever username you want to set the
> password for).
Well this solved the problem. After creating the user, I had to issue
again passwd command to create/change/encrypt password and the user
can now login. Also in /etc/shadow file the users password is
Thanks for all the suggestions. ;-)
Actually I am following the example from a book. It is not clearly
mentioned about the password encryption thing, so I was king of
expecting that user can be created in single command line like what I
have posted before. So that means GUI user manager does this in two
separate steps, I guess (create user, create password) right?
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