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Re: Install battle over, how to set up user?

On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 wrote:

> Hi -
> I finally got cygwin to install, after downloading lots and lots of
> packages and with everyone's helpful hints on this mailing list.  Thanks a
> lot to all of you.
> So, I started cygwin, and I get this message at the top of the screen
> above the bash prompt:
>     Your username or group hasn't been setup correctly.
>     This typically happens if you are a domain user
>     (cygwin does not automatically create /etc/passwd or
>     /etc/group for domain users)
> What should I do here?  Is there such a thing as a 'root' account and user
> accounts?
> Thanks in advance.

Please read <>, particularly the bit about
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