Linux: Create a new user


To create a user you use the useradd command. You will need to be logged in as root or have sudo privileges. Here we will add Bill as a new user.

as root…

useradd bill

as sudo user…

sudo useradd bill

For more detailed information about the useradd command, view the built-in help by typing man useradd.


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