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Re: login name changed
Larry Hall wrote, On 9/14/2004 10:10 PM:
At 07:23 PM 9/14/2004, you wrote:
Due to administrative reason my login name changed from "gene" to "gene.us." This also produced a new directory under "Documents and Setting" called "gene-us" which is my new default home directory for windows. However, cygwin never seems to get the message and when I start cygwin (via rxvt) it thinks my home is still in "gene." How do I tell cygwin to use "gene.us" as my home?
Same as always. Run 'mkpasswd'. See the docs:
and/or see '/etc/postinstall/base-files-profile.sh.done'.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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Thanks for the pointers.
For the record:
mkpasswd -d MYDOMAIN > /etc/passwd
produced thousands of entries. Weeded it down to just me since I am the
only relevant user. Also, in /etc/passwd had to change /home/gene.us to
/cyygdrive/c/Documents and Settings/gene.us for it to work right running
Rxvt also complained that I need to run mkgroup. So I did
mkgroup -d MYDOMAIN > /etc/group
This also produced thousands of entries but since I was not sure which
of the groups I am in, just left them all in /etc/group. Complaint about
mkgroup went away and rxvt starts with ok speed.
I assume this is all ok.
Lit up like Levy's
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