Deleting Sudo-enabled Users in Linux

To delete a sudo-enabled user in Linux, do the following:

  • Log in as the root user on the desired server.

  • To delete a user and its home directory, enter the following command:
    [root@localhost ~]# userdel -r USERNAME
    Example
    [root@localhost ~]# userdel -r johnsmith
    The user is now deleted.


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