Off course I could just look up
but sometimes it is nice to have the right command lines ready for copy and paste.
The command for creating our typical Average Joe user account is as follows:
If you want each user to have their own main group with the same name as the user name use:
useradd -m -s /bin/bash <user name>
Alternatively you can assign users to a common main group.
useradd -m -s /bin/bash -g users <user name>
To set the initial password type:
passwd <user name>
<note>Debian can make problems with password setting if you accidentally installed PAM Kerberos authentication. In this case uninstalling the package