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Old 09-22-2011, 10:53 AM   #1
greenleith
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Hi everyone,

I'm new to Linux and was wondering if anyone could explain why you would want to change a user's primary group? My understanding of a primary group is that the group id gets used when you create files and/or directories.

Many thanks,
 
Old 09-23-2011, 03:58 AM   #2
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you might wish to align users to different business departments, sysadmin vs DBA etc.
 
  


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