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I have two administrator user accounts, and I need one of them to turn the other into a standard account.

How do I do that?

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What release Ubuntu are you using –  Mitch Jun 12 '12 at 5:38
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askubuntu.com/questions/45035/… will remove the user from the admin group and disable sudo privileges. –  adempewolff Jun 12 '12 at 5:38
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I usually have two admin accounts on each of my systems for the emergency case when of them may have login issues. –  Takkat Jun 12 '12 at 7:18

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Search for user accounts in System settings , there you will get window like this

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Now select the account you want to change to Standard One, Unlock it from the Upper right button which will ask for password.

Now selecting the Account type Button ( refer image) , you will get option as Standard. It will again ask for password . Now it is done.

For Doing it through Command Line Refer the link provided by adempewolff in the above comment.

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