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Re: HOME set to / [Was: cygwin-1.3.16-1]
In an earlier post, John Morrison wrote:
> The way this is set has changed and *should* work ootb with a clean
> The easiest way (I believe) atm is to...
> $ cp /etc/group /etc/group.old
> $ cp /etc/passwd /etc/passwd.old
> $ /etc/postinstall/passwd-grp.sh.done
> this should recreate /etc/group and /etc/passwd (check before
> closing!) Then close and restart cygwin. You should now
> be your domain user *not* your local Admin.
> Also note that /etc/profile has changed, the new version
> is kept as /etc/profile.default and should not overwrite any
> previous copy.
> The functionality has changed slightly. It doesn't run
> ~/.bashrc by default, as per specs it runs ~/.bash_profile
> which should check and, if appropriate, run ~/.bashrc
> Feel free to change how this works - it is your system
> afterall :)
Ah! Thanks for useful hints - now how do I get out of this 'None' group
that I'm apparently in, and into 'Users' or even 'Administrators'?
Chris Game <chrisgame@!yahoo!dotcodotuk>
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