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zadsfad@ubuntu

How can I change the username (zadsfad)? If I change the host name, the 'ubuntu' section is changed.

Should I reinstall Ubuntu?

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first, make sure you have root login access, from a root shell prompt, type

usermod -l **new_username** -m -d /home/**new_username** **current_username**

then exit and re-login, and you'll be fine.

  • I solved it. This is answer. – Arthur Aug 15 '17 at 6:27

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