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I'm trying to setup a user account to receive email on a UNIX server. I have never touched UNIX before and I'm a little lost.  There are existing mail accounts and I do know how to change a password. I'm wondering if I can somehow copy one of the other user directories, and then rename it and change the password.

If you decide to help me there's 50 easy points in it for you but you would need to take it really easy on me, because I'm so new.

I think the version of the software I am using is FreeBSD 2.2.7-RELEASE (sb) #0 1998.
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Most unixen have an "adduser" command. I can't say for certain that FreeBSD does or doesn't, but "man adduser" would be a good place to start a search.
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Fantastic.

Thank you Tim.
Your answer was very clear despite the fact that my general UNIX understanding is far frm that. I was looking around at FreeBSD for a while but I couldn't find what I was looking for...

I'm eternally grateful.
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