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How to Become SuperUser or Root with su Command In Linux?

Linux provides root account as superuser or Administrator. As root account has all privileges to manage a system this may be a threat for misuse or error of administrators. We generally use normal user accounts in daily operation and change to the superuser with su  command. Root root exist all Linux systems and...

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Linux User Management

Linux operating system have users to operate applications, services and other stuff. Multiple users can be interact with Linux and we call it multi-user. It may be ridiculous but long time ago operating systems was single user. Which means to work on a system other users should sign out. Now...

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How To Set or Change User Password In Linux?

Linux passwords are used to authenticate users. Linux passwords was hold in /etc/passwd file with other user related information like default shell, home directory path etc. Now in modern Linux distributions holds passwords in /etc/shadow file which have restricted access. This file holds user passwords as hash values with salt....

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How To Add A User To A Group?

In Linux users may have different groups registered. By default adding a user to the Linux system will create new user. There are different commands to change user group one of them is useradd which actually create new user and sets given group to the newly created user. As always...

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How To Delete Remove User Accounts In Linux?

How can I remove a Linux user account from Linux system. As you know user management in Linux requires root privileges. While removing user his home directory can be remove or preserved. As same with mail box. User mailbox can be preserved. List Existing Accounts Before removing or deleting an user...

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