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Creating Users on Ubuntu

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Creating users in Ubuntu means that you must be aware of the options for home directory, UID, User Identifier options and how to recognize password options.
One of the advantages of using the [useradd] command is that it will automatically run chown and chgrp commands to make sure the permissions are set correctly for the user. If you donít use useradd you must set these permissions manually. Another advantage of useradd is that it is a command that can be used on all Linux systems to add users.
 read more | mail this link | score:8119 | -aweber, June 15, 2010
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