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Why user becomes nobody?

I have a problem about linux user, I use a command to add user like: useradd -u 532 -d /data/test01 -g test test01 but when I login as test01 and run mkdir x, it becomes like: nobody test x ...
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How to migrate the password of a user to another server?

I'm migrating users from an old server to a new one. It's only a few users, we want to migrate only the active ones and reorganize groups in the process, so I'm doing it manually. One problem remains: ...
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What's the difference between “adduser” and “useradd”?

I wonder: Why are there these two commands on Debian Linux, with very similar names and functionality? This has always been confusing for me. Is any of them superior to another? Why aren't they ...
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What desktop setup do you recommend for my totally newbie parents? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you setup your parent’s computer ? My parents have never used a computer. Not many left of them in the rich part of the world... But lately despite of their ...