Linux Create User With Full Name

 

Linux Create User With Full Name.

 

   If you like to adding user along with his or her full name, execute adduser command with -c option.  The example below show the adduser command example need to execute in order to create user with full name on Linux system.

 

User with full name

 

1.  login to the system and execute su command to gain root user privileges.

execute su command to gain root user privileges

[linux@fedora11 ~]$ su -

Password:       <-- Type in root user password and hit 'Enter' key

[root@fedora11 ~]#

 

2.  Execute useradd command with -c then put the user full name in the " " follow with user login name... as show on example below to create a user with user full name.

Linux Create User With Full Name

[root@fedora11 ~]# useradd -c "Matt Jason" jason

[root@fedora11 ~]#

 

3.  Verify user creation with user full name successfully done by execute finger command as on example below.

Verify user creation with user full name

[root@fedora11 ~]# finger jason

Login: jason                            Name: Matt Jason

Directory: /home/jason                  Shell: /bin/bash

Never logged in.

No mail.

No Plan.

[root@fedora11 ~]#

 

Note: The user account information show the user full name as Name: Matt Jason

 

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