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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>User Administration</title> 11<title>User Administration</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
18as much as possible. Therefore it is <e>strongly</e> recommended to add a user 18as much as possible. Therefore it is <e>strongly</e> recommended to add a user
19for day-to-day use. 19for day-to-day use.
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22<p> 22<p>
23The groups the user is member of define what activities the user can perform.
24The following table lists a number of important groups you might wish to use:
25</p>
26
27<table>
28<tr>
29 <th>Group</th>
30 <th>Description</th>
31</tr>
32<tr>
33 <ti>audio</ti>
34 <ti>be able to access the audio devices</ti>
35</tr>
36<tr>
37 <ti>cdrom</ti>
38 <ti>be able to access cdrom devices</ti>
39</tr>
40<tr>
41 <ti>floppy</ti>
42 <ti>be able to access floppy devices</ti>
43</tr>
44<tr>
45 <ti>games</ti>
46 <ti>be able to play games</ti>
47</tr>
48<tr>
49 <ti>usb</ti>
50 <ti>be able to access USB devices</ti>
51</tr>
52<tr>
53 <ti>video</ti>
54 <ti>
55 be able to access video capturing hardware and doing hardware
56 acceleration
57 </ti>
58</tr>
59<tr>
60 <ti>wheel</ti>
61 <ti>be able to use <c>su</c></ti>
62</tr>
63</table>
64
65<p>
23For instance, to create a user called <c>john</c> who is member of the 66For instance, to create a user called <c>john</c> who is member of the
24<c>wheel</c> group (be able to change to root using <c>su</c>), <c>users</c> 67<c>wheel</c>, <c>users</c> and <c>audio</c> groups, log in as root first
25group (default for all users) and <c>audio</c> group (be able to use audio 68(only root can create users) and run <c>useradd</c>:
26devices), log in as root first (only root can create users):
27</p> 69</p>
28 70
29<pre caption="Adding a user for day-to-day use"> 71<pre caption="Adding a user for day-to-day use">
30Login: <i>root</i> 72Login: <i>root</i>
31Password: <comment>(Your root password)</comment> 73Password: <comment>(Your root password)</comment>

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