As you know all the configurations in Linux stored as text file, The text file which contains User information is:



In this tutorial we are going to cover:

1- Creating a user
2- Deleting a user
3- Changing password for specific user

1- How to add a user in Linux ?

With below command a user can be created in Linux system.

sudo adduser <sername>


sudo adduser broexperts


2 – How to Delete a user in Linux ?

with a simple command you can delete a user in Linux.

sudo userdel <username>


sudo userdel broexperts


3 – How to change a user password in Linux ?

Change your Password

sudo passwd <username>


sudo passwd broexperts


It will bring up a prompt asking “please type a password and confirm password”

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