Newbie questions

Discussion in 'Linux Virtual Machine' started by DavidP65, Jan 31, 2024.

  1. DavidP65

    DavidP65 Bit poster

    Installed yesterday, ubuntu.
    How can I change the username? Right now it's "parallels". I added a new user on the command line, but I don't see a way to logout / login back in....

    How do I spin up an X server? I have XQuarts installed on my mac. When I run xemacs, it complains that it can't connect to the X server.

  2. gokilas


    1. Open a terminal window (you can use Ctrl + Alt + T).

    2. Log in as the root user or a user with sudo privileges using the su command or sudo.

    3. Use the usermod command to change the username:

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