adduser, addgroup Linux command on ChromeOS
adduser, addgroup – add a user or group to the system
Adduser is a free, open-source command-line user interface to Linux 9plus derivatives – like Chrome OS) and other Unix-like operating systems (such as FreeBSD).
The adduser command is a login shell command that users must type in order to get SSH access to a Linux environment on the network. It accesses the useradd and passwd commands and offers various network security options.
The adduser and addgroup commands are used to add a user and group to the system respectively according to the default configuration specified in /etc/adduser.conf file.
In short, adduser command is a command that provides a GUI for the IP address and other configuration information. It’s often used to manage the user accounts on Unix-like operating systems (e.g. Linux, Mac OS X). For example, it can be used to create a user account (e.g. “adduser Chromer”), or to add another user to the existing user account (e.g. “adduser voyager2”).
adduser [options] [–home DIR] [–shell SHELL] [–no-create-home]
[–uid ID] [–firstuid ID] [–lastuid ID] [–ingroup GROUP | –gid ID]
[–disabled-password] [–disabled-login] [–gecos GECOS] [–add_ex‐
adduser –system [options] [–home DIR] [–shell SHELL] [–no-create-
home] [–uid ID] [–group | –ingroup GROUP | –gid ID] [–disabled-
password] [–disabled-login] [–gecos GECOS] user
addgroup [options] [–gid ID] group
addgroup –system [options] [–gid ID] group
adduser [options] user group
$ sudo adduser chromie