Matthias Benkmann mbenkmann at
Fri Dec 15 14:49:46 PST 2000

> > I tried to create 'ftp' user by running:
> > 
> > useradd ftp
> > passwd ftp
> not enough. you have to add a shell to user ftp
> either edit the passwd file and add /bin/bash at the end of the line or
> next time add a user with
> useradd -s /bin/bash username

Or even better, create the directory /etc/default and do 
useradd -d  after reading the useradd manpage to set permanent defaults.


I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out.

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