3.1. To add a new user
Press thebutton in the main dialogue; a new window will appear asking for the new user data. For adding a new user, you must provide at least the username and password (automatically generated, or by hand). Optionally you can specify or modify real name, office location, work phone, home phone, main group, shell used, home directory, user ID and a list of the secondary groups for the user.
Main group, shell used, home directory and user ID are automatically guessed depending on the selected profile.
3.2. To modify an existing user
Select the user you want to modify and press thebutton; a window similar to the one used for adding new users will appear with all the user data, allowing you to modify them.
3.3. To delete an existing user
Select the user or users that you want to delete and press the Users tab. Due to the importance of this data, you will be asked for confirmation for every user you want to delete.button in the
For security reasons, the home directory of the deleted users will not be deleted.
3.4. To add a new group
Press thebutton in the groups dialogue. A new window will appear asking for the new group data. For adding a new group, you must provide at least the group name and the group ID. Optionally you can specify the users that will belong to this group.
3.5. To modify an existing group
Select the group you want to modify in the groups dialogue and press thebutton, A window will appear with the group's data allowing you to modify it.
3.6. To delete an existing group
Select the group or groups that you want to delete in the groups dialogue and press the Groups tab. Due to the importance of this data, you will be asked for confirmation for every group you want to delete.button in the
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