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Re: Adding a user to a group

On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, Martin F. Krafft wrote:

> i am sure that there are command-line utilities to do that, but then
> again, /etc/group is so old and so standard that you can safely do
> this by hand without violating some debian policy or philosophy,
> right?

That's basically what "adduser username groupname" does,
but by using adduser, you have a record of it in the system
logs.  That's not really an issue for your average home user,
but for those of us who keep logs indefinitely and need a
"record" of such changes, it helps.


Jeremy L. Gaddis     <jlgaddis@blueriver.net>

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