Users and Groups
On Fri, 7 Dec 2007, Karl Larsen wrote:
> If you click on System -> Administration -> Users and Groups you
> give your root password and up comes a nearly blank panel. It lists
> just one User and you wonder what it is good for. At least I did. I
> tried for Help and none appeared.
that's right, karl ... and those screamingly obvious "Add User" and
"Add Group" icons at the top of the dialog panel -- gosh, they're
tricky little buggers, aren't they? one can only *guess* what
possible value *they* have.
> Then I clicked on Edit and then Preferences. There I found all
> the blocks with a check mark before them. So I erased all the check
> marks and rebooted the thing. Now it lists ALL the Users and Groups.
> You can click on one and a panel comes up and let's you join any
> group you want to. It is useful.
> Why does it arrive on a new load with all those things checked?
> Where is help on F8? I think it is a bug.
right again, karl -- *your* lack of understanding clearly implies a
monumental design flaw in fedora. i recommend bugzilla, priority
"high", severity "critical". *that'll* teach those software
developers what's what.
good luck with that ... let us know how it works out.
Robert P. J. Day
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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