Ubuntu 10.04
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Add a user
2010/07/18
[1] If you'd like to add new user, Do like follows.
lucid@ubuntu:~$
sudo adduser ubuntu
# add a user "ubuntu"

Adding user `ubuntu' ...
Adding new group `ubuntu' (1000) ...
Adding new user `ubuntu' (1000) with group `ubuntu' ...
Creating home directory `/home/ubuntu' ...
Copying files from `/etc/skel' ...
Enter new UNIX password:
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: password updated successfully
Changing the user information for ubuntu
Enter the new value, or press ENTER for the default
Full Name []:
# if not needed, Enter with empty

Room Number []:

Work Phone []:

Home Phone []:

Other []:

Is the information correct? [Y/n]
y

lucid@ubuntu:~$
[2] If you'd like to give a privileges to a new user, Do like follows.
lucid@ubuntu:~$
sudo vi /etc/group


# near line 50: add in admin group

admin:x:111:lucid
,ubuntu


lucid@ubuntu:~$
su - ubuntu

Password:
To run a command as administrator (user "root"), use "sudo <command>".
See "man sudo_root" for details.

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$
# try to execute

[sudo] password for ubuntu:
# input own password

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$
Broadcast message from lucid@ubuntu
(/dev/pts/0) at 2:28 ...


The system is going down for reboot NOW!  
# success

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