This is a quick reference guide on how to delete a user on Linux Based Operating Systems.
Delete a user.
root@VPS:~# userdel vpsuser
Delete the users home directory and mail spool.
root@VPS:~# deluser vpsuser --remove-home Looking for files to backup/remove ... Removing files ... Removing user `vpsuser' ... Warning: group `vpsuser' has no more members. Done.
Delete all user files.
root@VPS:~# deluser --remove-all-files vpsuser
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