add a user

Donn donn.ingle at
Sat Feb 3 13:11:10 UTC 2007

> I am trying to add a user, but what is the UID suppose to be for a user
> to use the same machine as my self, but I don't want them to have admin
> access.
> When I try to add a user, it sets the UID at 1001 when I myself is UID
> 1000. 
That's normal, just because the number is higher than yours means nothing, 
it's a key into an index.

I know that becoming root is controlled by "sudo" on Ubuntu, so you should 
start there to find out how to prevent other users from using sudo. I don't 
know off-hand.


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