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I logged in as root user and create a new user and set the password. But I am unable to switch to the newly created user.

What is the permission problem of .bashrc file with root user?

# adduser -m praveen
# passwd praveen
<password set>

# su praveen
bash: /home/monitor/praveen/.bashrc: Permission denied

# ls -al /home/monitor/praveen
-rw-r--r-- 1 praveen praveen  124 Jul 28 07:41 .bashrc
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/home/monitor was not in permission list of user praveen. Adding it fixed the problem.

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