[SATLUG] Deleting User 'mail'

Geoff geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Mon Feb 18 01:09:12 CST 2008


Seth Sanchez wrote:
> What would happen if I deleted the user 'mail' from /etc/passwd and created
> another user with the same name?
>   
you need to use 'userdel' as root from the command line.

Usage:
userdel [username]

Then it's safe to go and remove everything under /home/[username] and 
start fresh.




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