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Old 10-19-2004, 01:13 PM   #1
alaios
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one user 2 groups


Hi! I want to make a user belongs to two groups...
Do u know how i can do that?

For example the line:
news:x:9:13,25:News system:/etc/news:/bin/bash

Is correct?
 
Old 10-19-2004, 01:19 PM   #2
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Edit /etc/group or use the usermod command.
 
Old 10-19-2004, 01:52 PM   #3
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No u are wrong..... The /etc/group file have nothing to do with that... I need to make a user belongs to one and more groups
 
Old 10-20-2004, 06:11 AM   #4
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gpasswd -a <user> <group>

To confirm issue: id <user>
 
Old 10-20-2004, 06:54 AM   #5
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You can just tack on the usernames to the end of the group line in a comma-separated list. Here's a snippet from my /etc/group file:
Code:
tty::5:hw
wheel::10:root,hw
audio::18:hw,jenny,anders
cdrom::19:hw,jenny,anders
games::35:hw,jenny,anders
cdrw::80:hw,jenny,anders
users::100:games,hw
portage::250:portage,hw
log:x:409:hw,anders
src:x:410:hw,anders
Log out and then log in again to apply the changes.


Håkan

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Old 10-20-2004, 07:33 AM   #6
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Originally posted by alaios
No u are wrong..... The /etc/group file have nothing to do with that... I need to make a user belongs to one and more groups
Your the one asking the question so why do you attack saying someone is wrong when they are totally right? It is correct to add the users to the group file instead of putting two different gid numbers in the passwd file, which is WRONG!

Don't ask for help if your only going to say the answers provided are wrong unless your totally sure they are!
 
  


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