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Old 07-09-2007, 02:42 PM   #1
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command to list all groups

I know you can get the system to show you a particular user's groups by typing 'groups <username>' as root. How can you get the system to print out a list of all the groups on the system? I think I know how to do it on gnome in the gui, but I want to know how to do it from the command line. Does anybody know?
Old 07-09-2007, 02:55 PM   #2
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You mean something like:
# cat /etc/group
# more /etc/group
# less /etc/group
Old 07-09-2007, 03:45 PM   #3
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yes, thanks. Are users stored that same way?
Old 07-09-2007, 04:33 PM   #4
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Users are stored in /etc/passwd so:

# cat /etc/passwd
# more /etc/passwd
# less /etc/passwd
Old 07-09-2007, 04:33 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by radiodee1
yes, thanks. Are users stored that same way?
cat /etc/passwd


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