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Adding new user account travails

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – So I'm trying to create a new user account. I typed 'sudo adduser --group --system [user]'. I'm not sure if I needed the --group --system, but I was trying to do this quickly and didn't exactly scour the man page. Then I typed 'sudo passwd [user]' to set the password. But when I try to login to this account, I got this message "The system administrator has disabled your account". So I figured I didn't need those extra options after all, and that they were probably why I was getting an error, so I typed 'sudo deluser --remove-all-files [use (HowTos)