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Old 08-18-2005
user home directory problem

The home directory for me on my system is on /home/kwon. It was created using "useradd kwon"

When i go to change the home directory for a user doing a usermod -d /home/test when they log on it gives them messages saying to generate new ssh keys, and it does. It gives me a thing that says "-bash-3.00$" instead of my username. Also other services i am using gives error becuase it says it cant chdir to home directory?

How to fix on rh enterprise 3?

What is the best way to change user home directories so no other programs get affected

Kwon

Last edited by BangYourWallnut; 08-18-2005 at 07:39 PM..
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Old 08-18-2005
Not sure I completely understand what you're saying but you can usually control the command prompt's appearance with the ~/.bashrc file. You can change users' home directories by manually editing /etc/passwd. Try changing the permissions on the home directories to rid yourself of the chroot errors; try chmod 0777 ./ -R as root and see if it fixes the problem. If so, don't forget to lock the files back down when you've figured out the issue.
 
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