Adduser command:

Adduser is a linux command that adds a user to the system. After adding a user to the system using:


We set the user password using:


After adding a user using "adduser", when we try to copy a file into the user home directory "
/home/user_name" or when we try to access the home directory of the newly created user, we get the below error:

Could not chdir to home directory /home/user: No such file or directory 

Creating the directory with the right permissions:

To fix the above error, we would need to create a home directory for the user "user_name":


We also need to set the right permissions for the directory:


Then we set the right ownership to it using :


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