kde KUser - expires accounts

Rick Flosi rflosi at shrike.depaul.edu
Wed Jul 2 08:03:55 PDT 2003

The problem is that KUser expires the accounts when it is NOT supposed to
expire accounts. From what I found while searching for a solution is that
other people had this problem too so I wanted to post something in case it
wasn't already posted here.

So again:

The Problem: KUser expires accounts when it is not supposed to.
And in my orginal post I explained how I recovered from the expiring of
Also I asked if anyone new of a patch or a way to fix KUser. Does anyone?

On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Paul Robinson wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 11:50:44AM -0500, Rick Flosi wrote:
> > I used KUser to add a user to my system and after saving the changes I
> > made KUser expired all user accounts except the newly created one.
> <snip explanation of going into single-user and undoing the expiries>
> > Does anyone know if there is a patch for KUser to fix this problem. I
> > found some discussion about this but it was from Feb. 2003 and I was
> > unable to find a patch.
> I'm just curious what the "problem" is? If you tell KUser to expire all
> accounts, surely, that's what it should do... personally, I would advise
> that the maintainers of KUser take the option away. I can't think of a
> practical application where you would need to expire all users.

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