[K12OSN] NFS Mount /home....Users Menus missing

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Thu Nov 17 21:48:22 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-11-17 at 15:06, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> > Are the files from /etc/skel copied into each home directory as they
> > would be if you added the users from the box where they log in?
> I tried to manually copy the files from /etc/skel for a couple users to the
> home directory from the other box, things still don't work.  Do you have a
> recommended command to use?  I just used cp for each individual file and then
> modified ownership as needed, also overwrote files where necessary.
> If I create new users it works perfect.  Very frustrating, this should be so
> simple.

The quick fix is to create a user that works, cd into that directory and
cp -aR . ../otheruser , then chown -R otheruser /home/otheruser
which is easily scripted if you have many otherusers.

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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