userdel

Remove a user account or remove a user from a group. See also: `users`, `useradd`, `usermod`. More information: <https://manned.org/userdel>.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/userdel.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install passwd
Ubuntu
apt-get install passwd
Alpine
apk add shadow
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S shadow
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install passwd
Fedora
dnf install shadow-utils-2
Windows (WSL2)
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install passwd
Raspbian
apt-get install passwd
Docker
docker run cmd.cat/userdel userdel powered by Commando

Remove a user account or remove a user from a group. See also: `users`, `useradd`, `usermod`. More information: <https://manned.org/userdel>.

  • Remove a user:
    sudo userdel username
  • Remove a user in other root directory:
    sudo userdel --root path/to/other/root username
  • Remove a user along with the home directory and mail spool:
    sudo userdel --remove username

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