How To Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 18.04

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Adding a user and granting that user root privileges is one of the many tasks of a system admin.   Once a user has been added and granted root privileges they’ll be able to login to your Ubuntu 18.04 and perform vital functions for the upkeep of the system. Afterward, they’ll be able to use sudo before commands to perform elevated tasks.  In this quick tutorial, we’ll show you how to add a new user and grant root permissions. Continue reading “How To Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 18.04”

Getting Started with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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A few configuration changes are needed as part of the basic setup with a new Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server. This article will provide a comprehensive list of those basic configurations and help to improve the security and usability of your server while creating a solid foundation to build on. Continue reading “Getting Started with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS”

How to Remove (Delete) a User on Ubuntu 16.04

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User management includes removing users who no longer need access, removing their username and any associate root privileges are necessary for securing your server. Deleting a user’s access to your Linux server is a typical operation which can easily be performed using a few commands.   Continue reading “How to Remove (Delete) a User on Ubuntu 16.04”

How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 16.04

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS provides you the ability to add a user for anyone who plans on accessing your server.  Creating a user is a basic setup but an important and critical one for your server security. In this tutorial, we will create a user and grant administrative access, known as root, to your trusted user. Continue reading “How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 16.04”

How To Create a MySQL Database User in cPanel

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  1. This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.
  2. Now let’s learn how to create a MySQL database user.
  3. Click the “MySQL Databases” icon.cpanel-pl-mysql-4-createuser-02
  4. Under “Add New User”, enter a username for the user you want to create, along with a password.cpanel-pl-mysql-4-createuser-03
  5. Then click “Create User”.cpanel-pl-mysql-4-createuser-04
  6. That’s it! The new database user has been created.cpanel-pl-mysql-4-createuser-05
  7. You can see the new database user listed at the bottom of the page.cpanel-pl-mysql-4-createuser-06

 

How To Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Fedora 23

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Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because this OS has reached its end-of-life support.
Users via Command Line 101: Basic User Interaction
I. How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Fedora 23
II. How to Remove (Delete) a User on Fedora 23

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How to Remove (Delete) a User on Ubuntu 15.04

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Users via Command Line 101: Basic User Interaction
I. How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 15.04
II. How to Remove (Delete) a User on Ubuntu 15.04

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for removing a user on Ubuntu 15.04.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Ubuntu 15.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 15.04

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for adding a user on Ubuntu 15.04.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Ubuntu 15.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Fedora 22

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Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because this OS has reached its end-of-life support.

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for adding a user on Fedora 22.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 22 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Remove (Delete) a User on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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Users via Command Line 101: Basic User Interaction
I. How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
II. How to Remove (Delete) a User on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Pre-Flight Check

  • These instructions are intended specifically for removing a user on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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