How to change my username?

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How to change my username?

Post by simplelifestyl83 » 2013/11/23 03:36:36


How to change my username?

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Re: How to change my username?

Post by TrevorH » 2013/11/23 12:40:29

Username changes are disabled on the board. If you would like to change your username then you will need to contact one of the moderators who will action this for you.
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Re: How to change my username?

Post by joseluismantilla » 2013/11/30 22:35:58

usermod -c “Full name real” -l new_name old_name

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