System->Administration->Users and Group tool "mismatch" with adduser tool?

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Wed Aug 19 14:19:45 UTC 2009

Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> The question is a general question, regardless of
> the distro, OSIT.
> Fedora starts @ 500  & up
> Ubuntu starts @ 1000 & up
> I am not sure if the administration tool itself is
> the same application for most distros, though.
> I am currently setting up on Ubuntu and I don't see
> any "preferences" button on this application.  I will
> check on Fedora when I wrap up Ubuntu.  I am specifically
> looking to where this app stores its data or expects to
> find its data if it is not accepting the data from
> passwd, group, ... files.  It's possible it creates it's
> own database somewhere and expects no user has been
> previously installed, thus being fascist, me thinks,
> but I could be wrong.
Look under Edit.


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