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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Related Ubuntu Commands

You use these commands to manage user accounts in Ubuntu:

ac—A user account-statistics command

change—Sets or modifies user password expiration policies

chfn—Creates or modifies user finger information in /etc/passwd

chgrp—Modifies group memberships

chmod—Changes file permissions

chown—Changes file ownerships

chpasswd—Batch command to modify user passwords

chsh—Modifies a user’s shell

groups—Displays existing group memberships

logname—Displays a user’s login name

newusers—Batches user management command

passwd—Creates or modifies user passwords

su—Executes shell or command as another user

sudo—Manages selected user execution permissions

useradd—Creates, modifies, or manages users

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