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Old 01-03-2009, 06:34 PM   #1
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how to create new user account

Hi Friends,

I am the new guy to linux as well as this

this is my first post to you all.

how can i create a user account for new user on my machine?.


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Old 01-03-2009, 06:38 PM   #2
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The tools available depend on the distribution you use; try man useradd and man adduser to see instructions; or if you use a GUI, look for System > Administration/Maintenance/Settings (or similar) and look for User Administration. But it'd help a lot if you could simply tell us which distribution you're using.

Old 01-04-2009, 02:29 AM   #3
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Hi Moor,

so many thanks,



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