[CentOS] Lost my menu options again - KDE messes with Gnome?

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Mon Oct 3 15:21:55 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 23:41 +0900, Dave Gutteridge wrote:
> > ----
> > useradd -p PASSWORD -m roger
> >           ^ needs a  ^
> >             space    |
> >                      | what are you trying to accomplish here?
> The web page where I got the command said I needed it. Said it was to
> create a home directory.
> In any case, I tried:
> useradd -p password testguy
> and I still can't log in at the GUI prompt with the username "testguy"
> and the password "password".
> Do I have to specify to set up a Gnome interface for the user or
> something like that?
I just do 

useradd testguy -g dom_users # primary group
passwd testguy

and have no problems - but that is a two step process.

I was worried about the '-m' option to use an already screwed up profile
as a template which would continue the issue.


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