Announcing the release of Fedora 16 Beta!!

suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Tue Oct 4 14:55:38 UTC 2011


On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Dennis Gilmore <dennis at> wrote:
>    * System Accounts. Fedora now standardizes on login.defs as
> authority for UID/GID space allocation, and has moved boundary between
> system and user accounts from 500 to 1000 to match conventions
> followed by several other Linux distributions. Upgrading from a
> existing release will not be affected by this change and you can use
> kickstart to override this change during installation if necessary.

When one preupgrades to F16 do the old 500+ user ids get converted to
1000+, or is it expected the user will do this manually? In any case I
would be interested in knowing how to do this manually.



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