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Old 11-02-2012, 12:07 PM   #1
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User Id's


Is it possible to have multiple userids for one person in Linux? Is it possible to use the same userid for multiple persons? Explain.
 
Old 11-02-2012, 12:20 PM   #2
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Sounds like homework... info is here to start: userid and more here
 
Old 11-02-2012, 01:05 PM   #3
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The term userid is sometimes used for both alphabatical username and numerical UID.
Numeric userid is unique in a Unix OS and cannot be assigned to multiple usernames. On the other hand a "person" can have multiple user accounts i.e. usernames, but each having different numeric UIDs.
 
  


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