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[ubuntu] Create a new user account

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi I am using ubuntu 12.04. I have to install an astronomical software called IRAF on my laptop. The installation process requires the creation of a user account called iraf. I attach the instructions below. Use System>Administration>Users and Groups to create an account with username "iraf", real name "IRAF Maintenance", home directory "/iraf/iraf/local", shell "/bin/tcsh", and a secure password. Be sure to grant admin privilege to this account. For sudo commands here on, use this password. An easy way to avoid confusion is to assign the (Hardware)