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Old 02-12-2004, 06:24 PM   #1
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What groups should you have?


I'm wondering what groups should I be a a member of for my user? There are a ton of groups and I don't even know what alot of them do? can anyone help me?
 
Old 02-12-2004, 06:40 PM   #2
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in realyity u only need 1 group , group 0 (it should be refered to as this instead of root cuse some people like to rename there 0 user/group), however some poorly writen install scripts require root group, and tty group and theres like 1000 stadard groups, this is a pain if ya want to have users part of groups cuse i dont htink most distros write down what every group does, just look for a group names anyithng like "regualr" or " standard" , if all else fails then pick "root" itll giv ya near god like acess on your system (if the system was poorly made)
 
  


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