[Novalug] Recover a dummy user?
karhunhammas at Lserv.com
Sun Jul 20 16:10:39 EDT 2008
On Sun, 20 Jul 2008, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
>> On Sun, 20 Jul 2008, Kevin Cole wrote:
>>> In a nutshell, using perl because I'm not sure exactly how to
>>> do it in sed...
>>> perl -p -i -e "s|user|btth|g;" /etc/passwd
>>> perl -p -i -e "s|user|btth|g;" /etc/shadow
>>> perl -p -i -e "s|user|btth|g;" /etc/group
>>> mv /home/user /home/btth
>>> passwd btth
> The sed way is to get rid of the -p, get rid of the semi-colons, and
> change the | inside the "" to /
Well, I do have sed installed on the F7 machine,
according to rpm -q; so is that preferable?
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