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Old 01-01-2010, 12:54 PM   #1
javimd786
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How to add users in group in linux?
here i whan to ask one thing how can we create users who are already there how can we change to the user to group for example

# useradd king

# groupadd IT

HERE i had create one group IT and user king I want to add user king to the group IT how to do this thing

# useradd -G IT king
this is the wrong method here i am asking is that user name king is already created i want to add that user to IT group how to do this thing
 
Old 01-01-2010, 12:57 PM   #2
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Hello,

The command
Code:
useradd
is there to add users and you can indeed give it several parameters like add to groups. But once a user is created if you want to change (modify) that user you'll have to use the command
Code:
usermod
Have a look at the man page:
Code:
man usermod
for the option you need.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
  


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