LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-29-2016, 08:32 PM   #1
linux-man
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2016
Location: Geneva
Distribution: native install of Parrot Home Edition 5.0 Debian (no security tools) 64 bit, KDE, 5.14.0-9parrot1,
Posts: 872

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
How to make a guest user on Debian


How do I make a Guest user on Debian?
 
Old 11-29-2016, 08:43 PM   #2
rokytnji
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Mar 2008
Location: Waaaaay out West Texas
Distribution: antiX 23, MX 23
Posts: 7,145
Blog Entries: 21

Rep: Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482Reputation: 3482
Might help or not <depending on the user>

link

https://debian-handbook.info/

https://www.debian.org/doc/user-manuals

If not. Oh well. I'm busy, kinda, sorta.

OK. Easy way.

https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-...user-to-group/

https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/unix-create-user-account/

Last edited by rokytnji; 11-29-2016 at 08:47 PM. Reason: Wanna leave this thread alone.
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 11-29-2016, 10:03 PM   #3
AwesomeMachine
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: USA and Italy
Distribution: Debian testing/sid; OpenSuSE; Fedora; Mint
Posts: 5,524

Rep: Reputation: 1015Reputation: 1015Reputation: 1015Reputation: 1015Reputation: 1015Reputation: 1015Reputation: 1015Reputation: 1015
I would add a user named guest.
 
Old 11-30-2016, 09:49 AM   #4
BW-userx
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Sep 2013
Location: Somewhere in my head.
Distribution: Slackware (15 current), Slack15, Ubuntu studio, MX Linux, FreeBSD 13.1, WIn10
Posts: 10,342

Rep: Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242Reputation: 2242
Quote:
Originally Posted by linux-man View Post
How do I make a Guest user on Debian?
as the post above suggested, add user named guest, then give him a pass word of guest, then limit everything he or she can do.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to quickly make dd-image of guest's partition? gdpr004 Linux - Virtualization and Cloud 3 07-18-2016 05:04 PM
Guest to Host message passing - guest's memory usage statistics & guest's IP address Prince_Pangeni Linux - Virtualization and Cloud 2 03-03-2012 03:06 AM
Samba home directories make browsable as guest markotitel Linux - Server 15 12-05-2011 04:54 AM
Cannot make SAMBA guest share r/w to world Vanyel Linux - Server 5 08-28-2008 09:25 AM
is it legitimate and allowed and can be done to make another user account set uid and gid to null 0 to make another root account with different name and possibly not damage the debian system creating and using that new account BenJoBoy Linux - Newbie 12 01-29-2006 10:02 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:27 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration