failure to keep added user accounts

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Sun Feb 6 07:48:16 PST 2005

Warren <shinjii at> writes:

> Each time i add a user via the adduser command the process goes through aok 
> and sais that it has saved the information when finished and yet when a users 
> command is issued there is no other user ... why would this be happening ?

users(1) shows the users who are curently logged in.
A newly created account which has never been logged in will not show
up there.  Try finger(1) instead.

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