adduser not allowing underscore "_" in a username

Bug #341698 reported by Jerone Young on 2009-03-12
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
adduser (Ubuntu)
Steve Langasek

Bug Description

adduser currently is not allowing underscores "_" in usernames. This is something supported by all other distributions, but appears somewhere regressed in debian.

Jerone Young (jerone) on 2009-03-12
Changed in adduser:
assignee: nobody → vorlon
description: updated
Todd Bradshaw (snooptodd) wrote :

Thanks for reporting a this bug.
To be considered complete you need to include with the bug report:

The version of Ubuntu
The version of the package
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Changed in adduser:
status: New → Incomplete
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

This bug was filed at the request of a developer. It already includes all the information we need.

Changed in adduser:
status: Incomplete → Triaged
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package adduser - 3.110ubuntu3

adduser (3.110ubuntu3) jaunty; urgency=low

  * Fix the default username regexp to allow underscores. LP: #341698.

 -- Steve Langasek <email address hidden> Thu, 19 Mar 2009 16:50:59 +0000

Changed in adduser:
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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