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= Description =
 
= Description =
  
The user represent a physical person (YOU). This is also your login to access the panel and all the services provided by TuxFamily. Creating an user account automatically create mail at tuxfamily.org and a [[Jabber/En|jabber ID at tuxfamily.org]]. (the [[Jabber/En|jabber ID]] is only activated for active users who have at least one project)
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The user represents a physical person (YOU). This is also your login to access the panel and all the services provided by TuxFamily. Creating a user account automatically creates an message inbox at tuxfamily.org and a [[Jabber/En|jabber ID at tuxfamily.org]]. (the [[Jabber/En|jabber ID]] is only activated for active users who have at least one project)
  
 
= Dependences =
 
= Dependences =
  
A chair, a desk and some logic :P
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A working PC with an internet connection and some common sense ;)
  
 
= Creation =
 
= Creation =
  
To create your user, use the subscribe link on the [http://panel.tuxfamily.org Panel] and fill in the blanks correctly. Please do provide your personal informations.
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To create your user, use the subscribe link on the [http://panel.tuxfamily.org Panel] and fill in the required fields. Please provide accurate information.
  
'''TuxFamily will NEVER use your personal informations for commercial purposes !'''
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'''TuxFamily will NEVER use your personal information for commercial purposes !'''
  
Once your account created, you should receive a mail with your password : welcome !
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Once your account has been created, you should receive an email containing your password. Welcome to TuxFamily!
  
 
== Registration Tips ==  
 
== Registration Tips ==  
  
*use only lowercases and numbers in the user name field.
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*use only lowercase letters and numbers in the user name field.
*do NOT create an account for your group ! you have to create an account for each user and then create a [[Group/En|group]]
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*do NOT create an account for your group! you have to create an account for each user and then create a [[Group/En|group]]
*do not use strange composed characters in any field(ï, oe, ø and ñ won't work...)
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*do not use special/non english characters in any field(€, æ, ï, ç, ø and ñ won't work...)
*do not put a mail @tuxfamily in the email field. Otherwise, we won't be able to contact you if the mailing platform is down...
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*do not use a tuxfamily email address in the email field or, we won't be able to contact you if the mailing platform is down...
*please, do put a valid mail:
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*again, please use a valid email address.  As stated, it will not be given to third parties.  Also, should the provided email address not be valid, you will not be able to recover forgotten passwords and such.
**TuxFamily.org do not share the list and won't send you an email every two days about some random crap.  
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**TuxFamily.org does not send large volumes of email. You're not going to get a daily TuxFamily newsletter.
**You won't be able to recover your password if you forget it.
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**TuxFamily.org won't be able to inform you of important changes if your the your address is incorrect.
**TuxFamily.org won't be able to inform you about all the improvements on the platform.
 
  
 
== Specific cases ==
 
== Specific cases ==
  
If you already have a dummy account or an account with a bad name, please destroy it and create a new one from scratch.
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If you already have a dummy account or an account with a bad name, please delete it and create a new one from scratch.
  
 
= Moderation =
 
= Moderation =
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= How to manage it? (panel) =
 
= How to manage it? (panel) =
  
There is nothing very important to manage here... you can tune your users Preferences and personal informations etc...
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There is not much that's vital here... just your user Preferences and personal information etc...
  
 
= User mails =
 
= User mails =
  
As a TuxFamily member, you have a nice email address @tuxfamily.org if one of your project is validated by the administrator team.
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As a TuxFamily member, you given an email address @tuxfamily.org if one of your projects is validated by the administrator team.
  
 
In the user preferences section, you can define how those mails are routed (local mailbox or redirection).
 
In the user preferences section, you can define how those mails are routed (local mailbox or redirection).
Your mail password is your panel password.
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Your email password is the same as your panel password.
  
 
''' Warning! Once your mailbox created, you have to activate it by sending an email to this account'''
 
''' Warning! Once your mailbox created, you have to activate it by sending an email to this account'''
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You have two options:
 
You have two options:
  
*Redirecting all the mails to an other existing account (you@yourISP.com)
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*Redirecting all the mails to an other existing account (youruser@yourprovider.com/net/org)
  
 
*creating a real mailbox @tuxfamily.org
 
*creating a real mailbox @tuxfamily.org
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*imaps.tuxfamily.org (ssl)
 
*imaps.tuxfamily.org (ssl)
  
Outgoing emails : TuxFamily.org won't provide a smtp server, you have to use your isp to send emails.
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Outgoing emails : TuxFamily.org won't provide a smtp server, so you have to use a separate account to send emails.
  
== Other informations ==
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== Other information ==
  
 
Just use the default options of your mail client to use the ssl server (imaps.tuxfamily.org)
 
Just use the default options of your mail client to use the ssl server (imaps.tuxfamily.org)
  
= How to destroy it =
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= How to delete it =
  
You can destroy your account by using the "delete" button on the panel in your user section.
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You can delete your account by using the "delete" button on the panel in your user section.

Revision as of 00:28, 19 August 2007

Users



Description

The user represents a physical person (YOU). This is also your login to access the panel and all the services provided by TuxFamily. Creating a user account automatically creates an message inbox at tuxfamily.org and a jabber ID at tuxfamily.org. (the jabber ID is only activated for active users who have at least one project)

Dependences

A working PC with an internet connection and some common sense ;)

Creation

To create your user, use the subscribe link on the Panel and fill in the required fields. Please provide accurate information.

TuxFamily will NEVER use your personal information for commercial purposes !

Once your account has been created, you should receive an email containing your password. Welcome to TuxFamily!

Registration Tips

  • use only lowercase letters and numbers in the user name field.
  • do NOT create an account for your group! you have to create an account for each user and then create a group
  • do not use special/non english characters in any field(€, æ, ï, ç, ø and ñ won't work...)
  • do not use a tuxfamily email address in the email field or, we won't be able to contact you if the mailing platform is down...
  • again, please use a valid email address. As stated, it will not be given to third parties. Also, should the provided email address not be valid, you will not be able to recover forgotten passwords and such.
    • TuxFamily.org does not send large volumes of email. You're not going to get a daily TuxFamily newsletter.
    • TuxFamily.org won't be able to inform you of important changes if your the your address is incorrect.

Specific cases

If you already have a dummy account or an account with a bad name, please delete it and create a new one from scratch.

Moderation

There is no moderation on user registration.

How to manage it? (panel)

There is not much that's vital here... just your user Preferences and personal information etc...

User mails

As a TuxFamily member, you given an email address @tuxfamily.org if one of your projects is validated by the administrator team.

In the user preferences section, you can define how those mails are routed (local mailbox or redirection). Your email password is the same as your panel password.

Warning! Once your mailbox created, you have to activate it by sending an email to this account

You have two options:

  • Redirecting all the mails to an other existing account (youruser@yourprovider.com/net/org)
  • creating a real mailbox @tuxfamily.org

If you have this error : Connection dropped by IMAP server, you have to send a mail to activate it as said below.

How to use it

  • pop.tuxfamily.org,
  • pops.tuxfamily.org (ssl),
  • imap.tuxfamily.org,
  • imaps.tuxfamily.org (ssl)

Outgoing emails : TuxFamily.org won't provide a smtp server, so you have to use a separate account to send emails.

Other information

Just use the default options of your mail client to use the ssl server (imaps.tuxfamily.org)

How to delete it

You can delete your account by using the "delete" button on the panel in your user section.