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Old 11-06-2008, 10:27 PM   #1
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Cool /etc/gshadow

Hi all,

what exactly is the the purpose of /etc/gshadow file ?

NB: I use ubuntu
Old 11-06-2008, 10:31 PM   #2
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It stores group passwords - a not that often used feature.


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