Aggiungere un nuovo account utente

È possibile aggiungere molteplici account al proprio computer: uno per ogni familiare o, all'interno di un'azienda, uno per ogni dipendente. Ogni utente avrà a disposizione una propria cartella personale per documenti, foto e per le proprie impostazioni.

You need administrator privileges to add user accounts.

  1. Open the Activities overview and start typing Users.

  2. Click on Users to open the panel.

  3. Press Unlock in the top right corner and type in your password when prompted.

  4. Press the + button, below the list of accounts on the left, to add a new user account.

  5. If you want the new user to have administrative access to the computer, select Administrator for the account type.

    Administrators can do things like add and delete users, install software and drivers, and change the date and time.

  6. Enter the new user's full name. The username will be filled in automatically based on the full name. If you do not like the proposed username, you can change it.

  7. You can choose to set a password for the new user, or let them set it themselves on their first login.

    If you choose to set the password now, you can press the generate password icon to automatically generate a random password.

  8. Click Add.

If you want to change the password after creating the account, select the account, Unlock the panel and press the current password status.

In the Users panel, you can click the image next to the user's name to the right to set an image for the account. This image will be shown in the login window. GNOME provides some stock photos you can use, or you can select your own or take a picture with your webcam.