Users via Command Line 101: Basic User Interaction
I. How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Fedora 21 II. How to Remove (Delete) a User on Fedora 21
- These instructions are intended specifically for removing a user on Fedora 21.
- I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
Step 1: Delete the UserIt’s just one simple command to add a user. In this case, we’re adding a user called
userdel mynewuserIf you want to remove all of the files for the user, then use -r:
userdel -r mynewuser
Step 2: Remove Root Privileges to the User
visudoFind the following code:
mynewuser ALL=(ALL) ALLThen exit and save the file with the key commands