What is usermod used for? The usermod command is one of the several Linux commands system administrators have at their disposal for user management. It is used to modify existing user account details, such as username, password, home directory location, default shell, and more.
What does usermod C command? usermod command or modify user is a command in Linux that is used to change the properties of a user in Linux through the command line. After creating a user we have to sometimes change their attributes like password or login directory etc.
How do I run a usermod command? Change User Shell
The user login shell can be changed or defined during user creation with useradd command or changed with ‘usermod’ command using option ‘-s’ (shell). For example, the user ‘babin’ has the /bin/bash shell by default, now I want to change it to /bin/sh.
What is sudo usermod? The usermod command lets us change the current expiry date of any user. Firstly the Linux sudo terminal comes up with the “chage” command to list all the account details about passwords.