If you want to delete a user profile in Ubuntu, you can use the “deluser” command. You would need to run this command as sudo or root. For example, if you wanted to delete the user “johndoe”, you would type the following command into the terminal:
sudo deluser johndoe
This would delete the user “johndoe” and their associated files. If you just want to delete the user’s home directory, you can use the “rm -r” command. For example, if you wanted to delete the home directory of the user “johndoe”, you would type the following command into the terminal:
rm -r /home/j
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How do I delete a Linux user profile?
Deleting a Linux user profile is a relatively simple process, but it’s important to understand the implications of doing so before proceeding. When you delete a user profile, all of that user’s files and settings are permanently erased. So if you’re unsure about whether or not you want to delete a particular profile, it’s best to err on the side of caution and take some time to back up any important data first.
With that said, here’s how to delete a Linux user profile:
- Open a terminal window.
- Type in the following command, replacing “username” with the name of the user profile you want to delete:sudouserdel-r username hit Enter.
How do I delete a user in Ubuntu 18.04 CLI?
The user can be deleted by running the userdel command with the username as an argument.
For example, if the username to be deleted is “john”, then the following command can be run from a terminal:
If you are not sure of the username, you can list all of the users on your system by running the following command:
How do I change user in Ubuntu?
To change user in Ubuntu, you can use the ‘su’ or ‘sudo’ command. The ‘su’ command stands for “switch user” and allows you to become another user on the system. The ‘sudo’ command stands for “superuser do”, and allows you to run a command as the root user.
If you want to switch to another user using the ‘su’ command, type the following at the terminal:
For example, if I wanted to switch to the user named “testuser”, I would type: