adduser 3.137ubuntu1 source package in Ubuntu


adduser (3.137ubuntu1) mantic; urgency=medium

  * Merge from Debian unstable (LP: #2026199). Remaining changes:
    - Add support for encrypting home directories (MR: !87):
      + adduser: Add --encrypt-home option, which calls ecryptfs-setup-private
        for the hard work.
      + doc/adduser.8: document the --encrypt-home option
      + debian/control: suggest ecryptfs-utils >= 67-1
      + deluser: remove all of /var/lib/ecryptfs/$user with --remove-home
    - extrausers support for adduser and gpasswd (LP: #1323732)
    - Add support for ZFS home directories (LP: #1873263)
    - Enable private home directories by default (LP: #48734)
      + Set DIR_MODE=0750 and SYS_DIR_MODE=0750 in the default adduser.conf
    -, adduser.conf: Change default SYS_NAME_REGEX to allow
      uppercase letters in the names of system users.
  * d/t/ecryptfs: test cases for adduser and deluser with --encrypt-home
  * Removed changes (superseded by Debian):
    - Fixed failing autopkgtests (MR: !89):
      + d/t/f/adduser_system.t: Smart increment of test uid to next available
      + d/t/f/firstlastuidgid.t: Smart increment of test uid and gid values to
        next available value.
      + d/t/f/firstlastuidgid.t: Changed S4L test group first and last uid
        values to 3xx instead of 4xx to comply with SYS_UID_MAX.

 -- Mateus Rodrigues de Morais <email address hidden>  Wed, 05 Jul 2023 14:42:39 -0300

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adduser: add and remove users and groups

 This package includes the 'adduser' and 'deluser' commands for creating
 and removing users.
  - 'adduser' creates new users and groups and adds existing users to
    existing groups;
  - 'deluser' removes users and groups and removes users from a given
 Adding users with 'adduser' is much easier than adding them manually.
 'Adduser' will choose UID and GID values that conform to Debian policy,
 create a home directory, copy skeletal user configuration, and
 automate setting initial values for the user's password, real name
 and so on.
 'Deluser' can back up and remove users' home directories
 and mail spool or all the files they own on the system.
 A custom script can be executed after each of the commands.
 'Adduser' and 'Deluser' are intended to be used by the local
 administrator in lieu of the tools from the 'useradd' suite, and
 they provide support for easy use from Debian package maintainer
 scripts, functioning as kind of a policy layer to make those scripts
 easier and more stable to write and maintain.