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|Originally Published: Thursday, 31 August 2000||Author: Evan Read|
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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.