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Re: how does cygwin see what user I am in windows?
- From: Mattias Brändström <brasse at ludd dot luth dot se>
- To: Alex Malinovich <demonbane at the-love-shack dot net>
- Cc: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 09:27:52 +0100 (CET)
- Subject: Re: how does cygwin see what user I am in windows?
After searching the FAQ for the phrase 'mkpasswd -d' I must report that
it does not exist within the FAQ. Do you have any other information on
where I can RTFM?
On 17 Feb 2002, Alex Malinovich wrote:
> Have you considered RTFM? Or more specifically, the FAQ. Look for
> "mkpasswd -d".
> On Sun, 2002-02-17 at 06:05, Mattias Brändström wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I have some questions about how cygwin determines what user I am logged
> > in as on my Win2000 machine.
> > I have installed cygwin on my Win2000 machine and I am logged on that
> > one as DOMAIN/userx. DOMAIN/userx is not a local user for my machine but
> > a user in the domain DOMAIN. Now when I start cygwin 'id -un' reports
> > that my username is Administrator and creates a home directory for me
> > named /home/Administrator. That's not what I want. I want /home/userx as
> > my home directory. Does anyone know how to accomplish this?
> > Regards,
> > Mattias
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