Create user in linux
- Use the adduser command to add a new user to your system.
- Be sure to replace username with the user that you want to create.
- adduser username
- Use the passwd command to update the new user’s password.
Set password for a user in linux
- passwd username
- Set and confirm the new user’s password at the prompt. A strong password is highly recommended!
Set password prompts:
Changing password for user username.
Retype new password:
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.