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Old 11-06-2008, 09:27 PM   #1
sulekha
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Cool /etc/gshadow


Hi all,

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

NB: I use ubuntu 8.0.4.1
 
Old 11-06-2008, 09:31 PM   #2
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It stores group passwords - a not that often used feature.
 
  


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