All About User in Ubuntu

Linux, Ubuntu, 2016-01-26 07:13:46 UTC

1. Add User

$ sudo add user <user_name>


2. Add User to Group

$ sudo usermod -a -G <ExistingGroupName> <ExistingUserName>


3. Change user password

$ sudo passwd <username>


4. Deny user login via ssh

Please refer to this


5. List all of users

$ cut -d: -f1 /etc/passwd


6. Delete a user

$ sudo userdel username

Don't forget to delete user folder

$ sudo rm -r /home/username


7. Display group members

$ members <GroupName>

*) You must have member application on your server. If you don't have just sudo apt-get install members