This how-to will show how to disable a user account under linux. This might be useful in the situation where you don’t want to permanently remove the user, but you just want it disabled and no longer able to use…

Note: Files are grouped according to purpose. Ex: commands, data files, documentation. Parts of a Unix directory tree. See the FSSTND standard (Filesystem standard) / Root |—root The home directory for the root user |—home Contains the user’s home directories…