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WHICH(1)						      General Commands Manual							  WHICH(1)

NAME
which - locate a program file including aliases and paths (csh only) SYNOPSIS
which [ name ] ... DESCRIPTION
Which takes a list of names and looks for the files which would be executed had these names been given as commands. Each argument is expanded if it is aliased, and searched for along the user's path. Both aliases and path are taken from the user's .cshrc file. FILES
~/.cshrc source of aliases and path values DIAGNOSTICS
A diagnostic is given for names which are aliased to more than a single word, or if an executable file with the argument name was not found in the path. BUGS
Must be executed by a csh, since only csh's know about aliases. 3rd Berkeley Distribution April 29, 1985 WHICH(1)

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ADDUSER(8)						      System Manager's Manual							ADDUSER(8)

NAME
adduser - procedure for adding new users DESCRIPTION
A new user must choose a login name, which must not already appear in /etc/passwdor /etc/aliases. It must also not begin with the hyphen (``-'') character. It is strongly recommended that it be all lower-case, and not contain the dot (``.'') character, as that tends to con- fuse mailers. An account can be added by editing a line into the passwd file; this must be done with the password file locked e.g. by using chpass(1) or vipw(8). A new user is given a group and user id. Login's and user id's should be unique across the system, and often across a group of systems, since they are used to control file access. Typically, users working on similar projects will be put in the same groups. At the Univer- sity of California, Berkeley, we have groups for system staff, faculty, graduate students, and special groups for large projects. A skeletal account for a new user "ernie" might look like: ernie::25:30::0:0:Ernie Kovacs,508 Evans Hall,x7925,642-8202:/a/users/ernie:/bin/csh For a description of each of these fields, see passwd(5). It is useful to give new users some help in getting started, supplying them with a few skeletal files such as .profile if they use "/bin/sh", or .cshrc and .login if they use "/bin/csh". The directory "/usr/skel" contains skeletal definitions of such files. New users should be given copies of these files which, for instance, use tset(1) automatically at each login. FILES
/etc/master.passwd user database /usr/skel skeletal login directory SEE ALSO
chpass(1), finger(1), passwd(1), aliases(5), passwd(5), mkpasswd(8), vipw(8) BUGS
User information should (and eventually will) be stored elsewhere. 4th Berkeley Distribution October 23, 1996 ADDUSER(8)

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