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Old 03-11-2012, 10:00 PM   #1
fnguy4545
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What is a group in Linux


A. This should be easy... it really should. But I haven't been able to google my way to the answer. I want to have a kinda complete understanding to what a group is, how it works, what it performs, or doesn't perfom.....

B. Don't send me to the man pages --it's time Linux users start admitting they suck and are poorly over written.
 
Old 03-11-2012, 11:18 PM   #2
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Hi,

I don't think man pages suck, it's just that people seem to expect things of them that they are generally
not intended to provide. If you think of them as a terse reference, not a howto or tutorial, then they will serve you better. If you want howtos or references you may be better looking elsewhere.

The rute book is a good place to start. Regarding groups and users see:
http://rute.2038bug.com/node14.html.gz

HTH,

Evo2.
 
Old 03-12-2012, 02:06 AM   #3
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What do google show you?
 
Old 03-12-2012, 02:08 AM   #4
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Introduction to Linux - http://tldp.org/LDP/intro-linux/html/index.html

Filesystem Hierarchy Standard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filesy...archy_Standard

Debian GNU/Linux System Administrator's Manual - Managing User Accounts -
http://tldp.org/LDP/www.debian.org/d...min-users.html

last but not least:
Code:
man group
 
  


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