Unfortunately I didn't see the sticky about how to get a desired username until it was already too late. If a mod is willing to change my username, my top 3 choices are listed below ordered by preference:
So I was trying to login to the forums for the first time with my Ubuntu One account and it kept giving me errors saying my username was in use, but never offered me a field to enter a new username so I just had to keep changing my full name in my SSO account until I was able to log in to the forums, but I was just typing in random jumbles of words because I couldn't find a guideline as to what ki
Usermod is a useful command to manage user settings. It modifies the system account files to reflect the changes that are specified on the command line. It is capable of doing a lot of things, but here we will see how to change username and UserID or uid on Linux using usermod.
Change the username using Usermod
The command syntax is simple: