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Getting Started with Cubieboard by Olliver M. Schinagl

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Adding new users

To add a new user to the system, the useradd command can be used. While there are many options and parameters that can be supplied, as seen in Chapter 4, Manually Installing an Alternative Operating System, the manual page does a great job of explaining all the options. However, just applying a new username is sufficient to create a bare user, as shown in the following command. Note that a new user does not have a password yet and needs one created via the previously mentioned passwd command.

packt@PacktPublishing:~$ useradd superpackt

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