Can't open a normal(unprivileged) users account.

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rossi350z
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Can't open a normal(unprivileged) users account.

Post by rossi350z » 2010/07/21 03:54:36

I'm a new Cent OS user.I can only log in as a root user which gives me unlimited capacity to damage the system.How can i open a non administrative user account ?(or is it already given as a default).Detailed instructions will be appreciated.

chuina
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Can't open a normal(unprivileged) users account.

Post by chuina » 2010/07/21 04:54:10

If you use GNOME Desktop then go to the [i]upper task bar[/i]'s [b]System > Administration > Users and Groups[/b].There every options are user friendly.

If no GUI (Graphical User Interface) then,
These commands from a terminal (as root),
[code]adduser rossi350z
passwd rossi350z[/code]

You'll find more information by looking at the manuals,
[code]man adduser
man passwd[/code]

rossi350z
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Re: Can't open a normal(unprivileged) users account.

Post by rossi350z » 2010/07/21 07:49:31

Thanks a lot.

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