Synchronet v3.19b-Win32 (install) has been released (Jan-2022).

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 ====== Installation directory ====== ====== Installation directory ======
  
-The installation directory is the parent directory of your entire BBS.  All of the [[directories:​index|directories]] are created in here.+The installation directory is the parent directory of your entire BBS.  All of the [[dir:​index|directories]] are created in here.
  
 ===== Discussion ===== ===== Discussion =====
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   ln: creating symbolic link `/​home/​~sbbs'​ to `~sbbs':​ Permission denied   ln: creating symbolic link `/​home/​~sbbs'​ to `~sbbs':​ Permission denied
   useradd: unable to lock password file   useradd: unable to lock password file
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 +[[http://​xkcd.com/​149/​|{{ http://​imgs.xkcd.com/​comics/​sandwich.png|Proper User Policy apparently means Simon Says.}}]]
 You do not have permissions to perform the specified action. You do not have permissions to perform the specified action.
   * Generally, only root can add users and modify the / directory. ​ If you //are// the administrator,​ prefix the command line with ''​sudo''​ ie: ''​sudo mkdir /​sbbs''​   * Generally, only root can add users and modify the / directory. ​ If you //are// the administrator,​ prefix the command line with ''​sudo''​ ie: ''​sudo mkdir /​sbbs''​
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   * Use a subdirectory of your home directory to install Synchronet.   * Use a subdirectory of your home directory to install Synchronet.
  
-  \-bash: useradd: command not found+<​code>​-bash: useradd: command not found</​code>​
 There are a few possibliities here: There are a few possibliities here:
   - You do not have the correct search path.   - You do not have the correct search path.
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   - You do not have permissions to add/delete users.   - You do not have permissions to add/delete users.
     * Generally, only root can add users. ​ If you are the administrator,​ prefix the command line with ''​sudo'' ​     * Generally, only root can add users. ​ If you are the administrator,​ prefix the command line with ''​sudo'' ​
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-  sudo useraded -m -n sbbs 
-  * Ask your system administrator to create a new user for you. 
-  * Use a subdirectory of your home directory to install Synchronet. 
  
 ===== See Also ===== ===== See Also =====
   * [[:​install:​nix:​|install:​nix index]]   * [[:​install:​nix:​|install:​nix index]]
  

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