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Pita

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Adding User with vasm
« on: August 12, 2010, 08:03:42 pm »
If a user is added using the vasm facility it automaitically assigns
the home directory with the name of the new user w/o asking.

If a new user is added from the console using the 'adduser' program
one is asked what will be the name for ther new home directory.

For one reason among others I prefer this since I never use my login name
for my home directory.

Would it be possible to program vasm that one is given a choice for the name
of the home directory?

retired1af

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Re: Adding User with vasm
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2010, 08:11:24 pm »
Perhaps rather than getting fancy with "choices" with VASM, just change the script to where it asks for user input for the directory name? That way it mirrors "adduser" from terminal.
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bigpaws

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Re: Adding User with vasm
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2010, 09:30:20 pm »
VASM is an attempt to be all things for all users. Changing the default settings
can be a problem for new users since some are not sure what a home partition
is, which is why it was made that way.

Bigpaws

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Re: Adding User with vasm
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2010, 10:18:34 pm »
Thanks!

That will do and explains.