Wednesday, October 19, 2011

How to add a new user in backtrack linux 5

root@bt:~# adduser new_user

[Where is the login name for the new user . You may be prompted for your password. ]
Adding user `new_user' ...
Adding new group `new_user' (1001) ...
Adding new user `new_user' (1001) with group `new_user' ...
Creating home directory `/home/new_user' ...
Copying files from `/etc/skel' ...
Enter new UNIX password:
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: password updated successfully
Changing the user information for new_user
Enter the new value, or press ENTER for the default
    Full Name []: your name
    Room Number []: 1
    Work Phone []: 2
    Home Phone []: 3
    Other []: 4
Is the information correct? [Y/n] y

thanks to
http://freaxer.blogspot.com/2010/06/how-to-add-new-user-in-backtrack-and.html

The first few links on google are outdated info  (also the commands on the links below will not work in backtrack 5)
http://www.backtrack-linux.org/forums/backtrack-howtos/1741-howto-create-unprivileged-non-root-user-backtrack.html

http://www.backtrack-linux.org/forums/backtrack-5-how-tos/45507-backtrack-5-non-root-user.html

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