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Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed, Third Edition by Andrew Hudson, Paul Hudson

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Chapter 10. Managing Users

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If it weren’t for users, system administrators would have a quiet life! However, it’s impossible for you have a system with absolutely no users, so it is important that you learn how to effectively manage and administer your users as they work with your system. Whether you are creating a single user account or modifying a group that holds hundreds of user accounts, the fundamentals of user administration are the same.

User management and administration includes looking after allocating and managing home directories, putting in place ...

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