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Old 09-28-2009, 05:03 PM   #1
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Unhappy How to identify and remove user groups from an aborted X Windows install?

I started installing X Windows on my VPS and soon neared my quotaugidlimit. I aborted the installation and did a
yum groupremove "X Window System"
command, but there are still a bunch of ugids lying about. I need to remove those that were associated with the aborted installation, but leave the rest alone.

How do I find which groups are related to the X Windows install so I can safely remove them?


Old 09-29-2009, 06:49 PM   #2
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The simple answer is that you can't determine which application created which user id's. Sorry to be so negative.


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