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Old 06-24-2008, 07:45 AM   #1
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How can I delete a group administrator?

I've read in the man page of gpasswd, that the following command can be used to create a group administrator:

sudo gpasswd -A some_user some_group
Is there any way to turn a group administrator into a normal member?
Old 06-24-2008, 10:35 AM   #2
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I've been using Linux and Unix a long time and never used a group administrator.

I would think that you could simply delete the useraccount which has group admin rights and then recreate a regular user account to replace it. If the group admin has files you want to preserve just copy them to a tmp storage until you create the regular user account and then you can mv the files into the users home dir.
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Thanks for your answer. Also works "gpasswd -A '' group_name", clearing list of administrators


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