Users & Groups

Create group

groupadd [name]
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addgroup [name]
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Delete group

groupdel [name]
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Rename group

groupmod -n [newGroupname] [oldGroupname]
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Create user

useradd [name]
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adduser [name]
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Delete user

userdel [name]
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deluser [name]
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Rename user

usermod -l [newUsername] [oldUsername]
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Set user password

passwd [name]
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Grant sudo privileges to an existing user

usermod -a -G sudo [user]
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adduser [user] sudo
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User information

finger [user]
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Add existing user to group

usermod -aG [groupName] [userName]
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adduser [userName] [groupName]
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gpasswd -a [userName] [groupName]
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Add new user to group

useradd -G [group] [user]
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Remove user from group

gpasswd -d [user] [group]
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deluser [user] [group]
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List all groups

getent group
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cat /etc/group
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List all users

getent passwd
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cat /etc/passwd
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