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Question: How to check the amount of user accounts on a Linux machine?

To answer the following question is very easy but first I should mention that this will generate the number of users for installed services such as squid, apache and even mysql which are most often installed automatically on any machine to run various services on such.

 


[root@centos62 ~]# cat /etc/passwd | wc -l

 

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