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Old 09-10-2003, 12:50 AM   #1
Aij
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Way to easily view a list of users that have been added


Greetings,

I am relatively new to linux, and have been unable to find a way of viewing an entire list of users that have been added.

I'm sure itwill be in a file somewhere, just where....


Also, why is it that when a new user is added the username appears in the /etc/group file as a group ?

Cheers,

Adrian
 
Old 09-10-2003, 01:03 AM   #2
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The list of all users is in /etc/passwd. It will have some system users in it that you haven't added.

The reason you have a group entry for every user is your distribution uses "user private groups". Read http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...te-groups.html for some background.

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