Even when I option click the user for advanced settings, change the name, account name, and the home directory to match, when I open the terminal, the old name still shows as oldname@Macbook-Air ~ %. When I view the account in Directory Utility, there is a Record Name field as well as a dozen or so others which still hav the old name. When I change this, the password no longer works. How can I completely purge the old name?


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Why not create a new account using the new name, transfer what you need from the old account, then delete the old account?

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