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Old 10-09-2012, 03:11 AM   #1
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what the difference between usermod -G usermod -g


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what is the main difference between -G -g .which one is effective to enable permission for the user in a group


#usermod -G root littlemaster
usermod -g root littlemaster
 
Old 10-09-2012, 03:14 AM   #2
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as per the manpage, -g is the primary group, -G is additional groups
 
Old 10-09-2012, 03:23 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply .I think root is under both primary and secondary group .So which one of -G -g i have to use it off

#usermod -G root littlemaster
 
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don't add users to the root group, that's really not smart. Why do you want to do this as opposed to use conventional existing privilege elevation mechanisms like sudo?
 
  


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