RE: Can I rename a user??

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] 
> [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Beartooth
> Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 4:30 PM
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Can I rename a user??
> 	I have a machine with an apparently failing hard drive, which I 
> plan to give away to someone who may replace the drive. Of 
> course I want 
> my password and root's password off it.

It sounds like you have nothing on the machine that you care about.
Just do a fresh install keeping all of the defaults.  I watch TV while
the install is humming.  Better yet, do it in front of them so they can
see that even an idiot ( me ) can do it.  

As to your question, I think 'usermod -l alpha beta' should do the

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