Thursday, June 2, 2011

How to add users on Ubuntu

First, add the new user:
sudo useradd -c “John Smith” -m -s “/bin/bash” jsmith
and then create a password for the new user:
sudo passwd jsmith
The -c options lets you give a full name for the user, -m option creates a home folder, -s specifies the default shell.

Install Ubuntu Tweak on Ubuntu 10.10

Open a terminal and type:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak