In this chapter, you will learn about
• Understanding Linux users and groups
• Managing Linux user accounts
• Managing Linux group accounts
One of the great things about Linux is the fact that it is a true multiuser operating system. A single Linux system can be configured with one, two, five, ten, or more user accounts. Each user on the system is provided with his or her own computing environment that is unique to the user. For example, in Figure 9-1, the current user is named ksanders.
Notice that ksanders has her own directory in /home named ksanders. ...