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I login to SCO Unix server using Putty 0.60 working on puppy linux. What i need to do is set the Home directory for the user. I mean, I want the users to be able to save their data on the local machine which has hdb1 or in a usb drive sdb1. Can you pl help me how to do it from a local machine (Thin client). Thanks in advance crsrds

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Please don't use signatures or taglines in your posts. – Hello71 Aug 12 '10 at 18:55

Edit the /etc/passwd file

find the entry for the user in question, it will look something like -


Change /home/dave to whatever you want.

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