1. Open Settings .
  2. Click on Details from the menu at the bottom left .
  3. Click Users.
  4. Click Unlock at the top right of the screen.
  5. Enter your password to authenticate to the system.

    Your account must have admin privilege for this to work

  6. Click on the Add User button at the top right that has just appeared.
  7. Fill in the details of the user to be created. Choose whether you want the user to be normal user or administrator.
  8. Select Set a password now, enter a complex-enough password till the Add button ad the top right is enabled / turned green and click on the Add button.
  9. Your new user should now be added and listed among the other users in the system.

Guide compatibility:

Operating System
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
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