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[opensuse] Re: how to change users home directory
  • From: jdd <jdd@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:55:13 +0200
  • Message-id: <jks6ai$hum$>
Le 27/03/2012 12:37, Bernhard Voelker a écrit :

I don't think this is 100% correct: it's true if you speak of a user name,
but you can well have 2 usernames with the same user id, so in this - well,
rather unusual - case, a user can have 2 different HOMEs.

is that right? I my understanding this only mean one user with two aliases, as unix do only track UID

I just tested. I could, with yast, create a "test" user with same UID as mine (1000). Yast warns but do.

when I log (console) test, I go to test folder, but my prompt message still say "jdd"

in the OP case, may be it's a solution, as I of course can write jdd home with test login


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