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Re: Install battle over, how to set up user?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: waxmop at sarcastic-horse dot com
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2003 10:19:35 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Install battle over, how to set up user?
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 email@example.com wrote:
> Hi -
> I finally got cygwin to install, after downloading lots and lots of
> packages and with everyone's helpful hints on this mailing list. Thanks a
> lot to all of you.
> So, I started cygwin, and I get this message at the top of the screen
> above the bash prompt:
> Your username or group hasn't been setup correctly.
> This typically happens if you are a domain user
> (cygwin does not automatically create /etc/passwd or
> /etc/group for domain users)
> What should I do here? Is there such a thing as a 'root' account and user
> Thanks in advance.
Please read <http://cygwin.com/problems.html>, particularly the bit about
attaching (as in 'uncompressed text *attachment*') the output of "cygcheck
|\ _,,,---,,_ firstname.lastname@example.org
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