/etc/skel doesn't work?!

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Tue Mar 7 12:12:10 UTC 2017

On 03/06/17 16:40, Polytropon wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Mar 2017 21:51:25 +0200, Chris Knipe wrote:
>> Just out of interest...
>> Is there any reason why /etc/skel IS there then?  Other than to create
>> confusion of course.
> I think /etc/skel is intended for user-supplied files in the
> first place when overriding system-supplied files in /usr/share/skel
> is intended (by changing the default location for tools like pw
> and adduser). It's also a Linuxism. :-)

That would be all well and good, but /etc/skel just doesn't work

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