The visudo command for Linux allows a user to edit the sudoers file and change permissions for users on the system. Open the sudoers file this way. NEVER edit it with a standard text editor. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $su Password: [email protected]:/home/jason# visudo This is the result of my editing. I have added the user jason to …

To change the full name and other information stored for a certain user, the chfn command will come in handy. This allows a system administrator to change the data with a simple command. In this example, I am changing the full name for a Linux user. [email protected]:~# chfn -f “Praise kek” jason Now I use …

To send a message to logged in Linux users with the wall command, just open it and type a message. Then press ^D to send it. jason$ wall Hi   Broadcast message from [email protected] (pts/0) (Sat Aug 27 22:24:05 2016):   Hijason$ wall Hi Broadcast message from [email protected] (pts/0) (Sat Aug 27 22:24:05 2016): Hi …

To add a new group to a Linux system, enter this command as root. [email protected]:/home/jason# groupadd [email protected]:/home/jason# groupadd dept Then, create our new user with this command. [email protected]:/home/jason# useradd -m -g dept -d /home/user -s /bin/bash [email protected]:/home/jason# useradd -m -g dept -d /home/user -s /bin/bash user Now our user is a member of the dept …

The who command on Linux and UNIX systems will list all currently logged in users on your system. [email protected]:~$ who -Htu NAME LINE TIME IDLE PID COMMENT jason :0 2016-02-13 13:43 ? 1895 (:0) jason tty2 2016-02-13 13:43 00:01 2164 jason pts/0 2016-02-13 13:43 . 2178 (:0.0)[email protected]:~$ who -Htu NAME LINE TIME IDLE PID COMMENT …

This command lists the information about your user. C:\Users\homer>net user Administrator User name Administrator Full Name Comment Built-in account for administering the computer/domain User’s comment Country code 000 (System Default) Account active No Account expires Never   Password last set 11/2/2006 11:08:15 PM Password expires Never Password changeable 11/2/2006 11:08:15 PM Password required Yes User …

Advanced settings in UserMenu: Advanced Settings in UserMenu. Frippery shut down menu: Frippery Shut Down Menu. Add a proper shutdown option to the user menu. Dash to Dock: Dash to Dock. This gives you a lovely dock on the side of your screen. Just like in the Macintosh operating system interface. There are useful configuration settings to change …

This the sequence of events when you are creating a new user. Use the sudo adduser jsmith command to add a new user named jsmith. After that you can type other information to identify your user and then set a password to secure their account. [ [email protected] ] [ Jobs 0.PWD: ~.bash 4.2.36. ] [ …

This is an interesting command to view your command history when you are using Bash. [[email protected] Desktop]$ hash hits command 3 /usr/bin/sudo 1 /bin/ls [[email protected] Desktop]$ This command is a Bash shell built-in command. If you are using the tcsh or zsh shells; this command will not be available to you. As shown below; you …

I have just installed the Windows 8 Enterprise 90 day trial and first impressions are quite positive. After logging into Windows the first time using your Windows Live account your desktop is setup and then you are presented with a Metro interface. But when you format and re-install the operating system you only need to …

View information about your user on a Linux system The groups command displays the list of groups that your user is a member of. [[email protected]]:~> groups neo cdrom floppy audio dip video plugdev bluetooth scanner netdev[[email protected]]:~> groups neo cdrom floppy audio dip video plugdev bluetooth scanner netdev Using the id command will display a more …