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Bug 982517 - 4.4.1. Adding a New User
Summary: 4.4.1. Adding a New User
Alias: None
Product: Fedora Documentation
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-administrator's-guide
Version: devel
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Pete Travis
QA Contact: Fedora Docs QA
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-07-09 08:42 UTC by Ryan
Modified: 2014-06-27 22:14 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2014-06-27 22:14:38 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Some changes to /etc/skel references in useradd example (deleted)
2013-07-09 14:56 UTC, Pete Travis
no flags Details | Diff
appending trailing slash (deleted)
2013-07-09 14:57 UTC, Pete Travis
no flags Details | Diff

Description Ryan 2013-07-09 08:42:54 UTC
Description of problem:

In section 4.4.1 at item number 6 explaining the user creation process, it is inferred that the contents of /etc/skel are as follows:


They are in fact:


Comment 1 Jaromir Hradilek 2013-07-09 12:50:23 UTC
Thank you very much for your thorough review, Ryan.

Comment 2 Pete Travis 2013-07-09 14:56:38 UTC
Created attachment 771081 [details]
Some changes to /etc/skel references in useradd example

Some changes to /etc/skel references in useradd example:
    - Added the caveat 'contents may vary depending on installed applications' so readers aren't confused 
    - Adjusted timestamps in `ls -la` screen. All files should have the same timestamp at this point.
    - Removed .gnome2 from `ls -la` screen. This file is no longer shipped in /etc/skel .

Comment 3 Pete Travis 2013-07-09 14:57:47 UTC
Created attachment 771082 [details]
appending trailing slash

appending trailing slash to directory reference added in last commit, for consistency

Comment 4 Jaromir Hradilek 2013-07-09 17:25:11 UTC
Thank you very much, Pete.

Fixed in commit 2541b9eb1a0eaee137c6f0a9d9e9351e5f3af963.

Comment 5 Ryan 2013-07-10 06:42:31 UTC
an update on this one, the alignment of the items in the directory from your changes, is not even

Comment 6 Chris Roberts 2013-07-13 01:16:37 UTC
does anything need updated on this?

Comment 7 Pete Travis 2014-06-27 22:14:38 UTC
I've corrected the spacing too, this will be be in the next release.

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