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Create a new user is a kernel-shell activity.
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== Procedure to create a new user ==
Procedure:
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Open a terminal login as root and enter the following commands:
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Open a terminal and login as root.
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Enter the following commands:
 
  1) # useradd -G audio, cdrom, video, games, cdrw, users, netdev, entropy, portage, plugdev, pulse -m new_user_name
 
  1) # useradd -G audio, cdrom, video, games, cdrw, users, netdev, entropy, portage, plugdev, pulse -m new_user_name
  where the option '''-G''' show all groups the new_username with the '''-m''' option creates the ''/home/new_user_name''.
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  ''where the option '''-G''' show all groups the new_username with the '''-m''' option creates the ''/home/new_user_name''.''
 
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  2) # passwd new_user_name
 
  2) # passwd new_user_name
  introducing the password for the new user
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  ''introducing the password for the new user''
  
  
 
For more information: # man useradd and # man passwd
 
For more information: # man useradd and # man passwd
  
Delete a user is a kernel-shell activity too.
 
  
Delete an existing user.
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== Procedure to delete a user ==
Enter the following commands:
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1) # userdel user_name
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Open a terminal and login as root.
also delete the user's /home directory
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Enter the following commands:
2) rm -R /home/user_name/*
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1) # userdel user_name
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2) # rm -R /home/user_name/*
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delete the user's /home directory
  
 
For more information: # man userdel and # man rm
 
For more information: # man userdel and # man rm

Revision as of 17:03, 4 April 2013

Procedure to create a new user

Open a terminal and login as root.

Enter the following commands:
1) # useradd -G audio, cdrom, video, games, cdrw, users, netdev, entropy, portage, plugdev, pulse -m new_user_name
where the option -G show all groups the new_username with the -m option creates the /home/new_user_name.
2) # passwd new_user_name
introducing the password for the new user


For more information: # man useradd and # man passwd


Procedure to delete a user

Open a terminal and login as root.

Enter the following commands:
1) # userdel user_name

2) # rm -R /home/user_name/*
delete the user's /home directory

For more information: # man userdel and # man rm