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  Enter the following commands:
 
  Enter the following commands:
 
  1) # userdel -r user_name
 
  1) # userdel -r user_name
  deleted user and your home directory
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  deleted user and deleted your home directory (option -r)
 
For more information:  
 
For more information:  
  # man userdel  
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  # man userdel
and
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# man rm
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Revision as of 17:23, 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 user,
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 -r user_name
deleted user and deleted your home directory (option -r)

For more information:

# man userdel