Manage users and groups on Ubuntu through classic graphical tools

Looking for a graphical tool for managing users and groups on the Ubuntu desktop? Try the traditional Gnome user setup tool.

Users are all users of your computer, and users may be grouped into “groups.” Users and groups are used to control access to system files, directories, and peripherals.

For these disliked Linux commands, you can add, remove, and edit users and groups using the traditional GUI tools that were the default in Ubuntu during Gnome 2.

Manage users and groups on Ubuntu through classic graphical tools

Similar to the system default user settings, you have the option to add, remove, and edit all user accounts. There are some differences:

  • You can generate a random password for your user account.
  • The auto login option doesn’t seem to work.
  • [詳細設定]Custom user rights.

Manage users and groups on Ubuntu through classic graphical tools

You can add, delete, and edit groups by clicking the Manage Groups button.

Manage users and groups on Ubuntu through classic graphical tools

To add or remove users from a group, go to Group Properties and[グループ番号]Turn the username on or off with.

Manage users and groups on Ubuntu through classic graphical tools

To install the GUI user and group management tools, open a terminal from the system app launcher and run the following command:

sudo apt install gnome-system-tools

Manage users and groups on Ubuntu through classic graphical tools

Next, search for “Users and Groups” from the System App Launcher, open it, and enjoy.

Manage users and groups on Ubuntu through classic graphical tools

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