How to add/delete users?

Add user

Creating users let you :

According to the user's taks, you won't create the account the same way.

To add an user, use "adduser". It is interactive istead of "useradd". Yeah, I know...

That's how it looks like :

root@votreserveur[~] # adduser
Use option ``-silent'' if you don't want to see all warnings and questions.
Reading /etc/shells
Check /etc/master.passwd
Check /etc/group
Ok, let's go.
Don't worry about mistakes. There will be a chance later to correct any input.
Enter username []: toto
Enter full name []: Jean-Eudes
Enter shell csh ksh nologin sh [nologin]: nologin
Uid [1005]:
Login group toto [toto]:
Login group is ``toto''. Invite toto into other groups: guest no
Login class authpf bgpd daemon default dovecot pbuild staff unwind
Enter password []:
Enter password again []:
Name:        toto
Password:    ***************
Fullname:    Jean-Eudes
Uid:         1005
Gid:         1005 (toto)
Groups:      toto
Login Class: default
HOME:        /home/toto
Shell:       /sbin/nologin
OK? (y/n) [y]: y
Added user ``toto''
Add another user? (y/n) [y]: n

Make sure to set a good passphrase.

Delete an user

# userdel toto
# groupdel toto

Here you go! 😊