Lenght of login name

Lenght of login name

Post by J Randall Wilso » Sun, 15 Nov 1998 04:00:00

> HELP! I need linux to accept more than 8 characters on the login name. Please
> if anyone knows how to do this please give a hand!

> Mauricio

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Try 'adduser' as root', then 'su - "whatever"' (this gets you out of root's
environment and into the
new user's default environment) and last passwd