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(Create and/or delete users)
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  Enter the following commands:
 
  Enter the following commands:
 
  1) # userdel user_name
 
  1) # userdel user_name
   
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  2) # cd /home
  2) # rm -R /home/user_name/*
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  3) # rm -Rf user_name
 
  delete the user's /home directory
 
  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 17:11, 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 of 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 (Use with Caution!)

Open a terminal and login as root.

Enter the following commands:
1) # userdel user_name
2) # cd /home
3) # rm -Rf user_name
delete the user's /home directory

For more information: # man userdel and # man rm