How to create a new user Linux CLI

This is a quick reference guide on how to create a new user on Linux Based Operating Systems.

Create a new user.

root@VPS:~# useradd vpsuser

Set the new user a password.

root@VPS:~# passwd vpsuser
Enter new UNIX password:
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: password updated successfully

Change to the new user account.

root@VPS:~# su - vpsuser

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