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Old 03-07-2018, 02:25 PM   #1
Matt Talbot
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Linux Ubuntu: add multiple users and then create passwords: need possible scripts for the virtual editor


I am in a beginner linux college class and I have a long list of things to do in command mode. I am stuck on a section of it that deals with adding multiple users and then creating passwords and then adding parameters to every user and their passwords. The specific question I am on is "Create 30 users" and the next one is "assign each user a password" and I am stuck. Please help. I guess I need a script or scripts to enter in.
 
Old 03-07-2018, 02:53 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ. We won't do your homework for you, but we can help you get started. Here are a couple of questions to guide your efforts:
  1. Do you know how to do what you need to do for a single user from the command line?
  2. Do you know how to script a loop?
 
Old 03-08-2018, 11:21 PM   #3
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You use the user commands. useradd, usermod.
 
  


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