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Re: user name
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: user name
- From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 08:19:48 +0200
- References: <3B833D94.8E871932@nc.rr.com>
On Tue, Aug 21, 2001 at 10:05:24PM -0700, Ze Zhang wrote:
> I have just installed cygwin. The shell prompt shows
> "I have no name!@Equestrian/home "
> How do I get a usename ? Is it supose to be like unix/linux, where
> you can adduser ? or cygwin suppose to pickup info from WINDOWS.
It picks up the name from /etc/passwd by calling `id' in /etc/profile.
Check your /etc/passwd. If unsure, regenerate it using `mkpasswd'.
While you're at it regenerate /etc/group by using `mkgroup'.
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