BIP KB Tag: user

How To Change The Shell Type For A Specific User

If you would like to change the shell type for a specific user you can do the following. In this example we will change the shell type for username jimmysmith to Bash: chsh -s /bin/bash jimmysmith If you have any questions feel free to leave me a note below and I will get back to you....
By wen, January 24, 2015


How To add a new user Linux command

1. useradd (User Linux Command) If you do not wish to add a new user account by using a GUI tools, you can do it from a User Linux Command line with the useradd command. useradd -mc "user name" -s /bin/bash john The previous command will create a new user account for user john. -mc options instruct a useradd comment to put a comment about new user which is very often used to specify user's full name. -s option will select the path for...
By tommy, June 24, 2015


How To Extract A User List From Your Linux System

Here is a simple way to extract the User Name and full name for all the users on your Linux system. Both methods divide the /etc/passwd file into columns and print column 1 and 5 where ":" is used as a common delimiter. Column 1 contains the username and column 5 contains the full name. Using awk: BEGIN { FS=":" } { print $1 "\t" $5 } save this as extractnames.awk . Now execute awk and include this file: $ awk ...
By kevin, June 26, 2015


How to update Joomla! 2.5 to the current version (3.4.x)

Introduction to Joomla Support for Joomla Version 2.5 ended at version 2.5.28 on December 31, 2014. It is vitally important for you to upgrade your older Joomla! 2.5 site to the current version of Joomla! (Version 3.4.8) to ensure that your site stays secure and its add-ons remain compatible. Joomla! 3.x is a totally re-written script that streamlined the core code so it would run more efficiently, provide fewer opportunities for hacke...
By rita01, February 14, 2016