Originally Published: Thursday, 31 August 2000 Author: Evan Read
Published to: news_learn_firststep/Firststep News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Linuxworld.com.au: User Account Administration Tutorial

Since GNU/Linux is a multi-user operating system, an essential administrative task is managing user accounts. Different user accounts allow a separate space for each user to store files, access individual services (e.g email), customise their individual profile and a means of increasing security. This HOWTO goes through the basics of setting up, maintaining and removing user accounts for GNU/Linux.