How I will add user privileges in Ubuntu 11.10

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Hi,

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 11.10 few days ago and also installed virtual box. But the fact is if I want to access flash drive in virtual application, I must have to add virtual box user to the Ubuntu. So please anyone suggest me how I will add user privileges in Ubuntu 11.10

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How I will add user privileges in Ubuntu 11.10

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Hi,

To add a user in Ubuntu 11.10 follow the steps given below:

1. Use the syntax – sudo adduser username

2. Then you have to give a password for that username

3. Then type the rest of the details like full name, phone, etc.

To delete a user, use the syntax – sudo deluser username.

To lock an account temporarily use the syntax – sudo passwd -l username

To unlock an account temporarily use – sudo passwd -u username

To add a group use – sudo addgroup groupname

To delete a group use – sudo delgroup groupname

To add a user to a group use – sudo adduser username groupname

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