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125 <title>How do i add a normal user?</title> 125 <title>How do i add a normal user?</title>
126 <body><p>Everyone seems to think that i shouldn't be using <e>root</e> for everyday use, 126 <body><p>Everyone seems to think that i shouldn't be using <e>root</e> for everyday use,
127 how can i add another user?</p> 127 how can i add another user?</p>
128 <p>The command <c>adduser gentoo</c> will add a user called gentoo. The next step is to give 128 <p>The command <c>adduser gentoo</c> will add a user called gentoo. The next step is to give
129 this user a password and <c>passwd</c> will do exactly that.</p> 129 this user a password and <c>passwd</c> will do exactly that.</p>
130 <p>Insteed of <c>adduser</c> you can also use:
131 <pre># <i>useradd gentoo -m -G users,audio,wheel -s /bin/bash</i></pre>
132 This will add a user gentoo, will make possible for him to use sound-related devices (<i>/dev/sound/*</i>), will make possible for him to switch to root (using <c>su</c>) and will make <i>/bin/bash</i> his login shell.
133 </p>
130 </body> 134 </body>
131 </section> 135 </section>
132 <section> 136 <section>
133 <title>Why can't a user su to root?</title> 137 <title>Why can't a user su to root?</title>
134 <body><p>For security reasons, users may only <c>su</c> to root if they belong to the 138 <body><p>For security reasons, users may only <c>su</c> to root if they belong to the

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