So I know this is probably a pretty elementary task and I should know how to do this, and I kind of do, I'm just seeking some reasurance so I don't wipe my
Basically, as some of you will notice I've recently changed my username, so naturally I want to change my username on my machine also.
I have so far created another user
pfr and added it to groups: users, operator & wheel, set a login password and have it's
$HOME set to
What I need to do without fucking up is move my
/home/dave (which is obviously my current
$HOME for my current user
dave) including all of its contents, over to
As I understand it the correct command is:
# usermod -m -d /home/pfr dave
But I'm nervous and wanted to just ask people who are smarter than me.
I've also read a little about using
vipw(8) but I'm not sure about that either. If there is an easier way please shout out.