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Re: Adding a user to a group

See also gpasswd(1). It's cake.


* Martin F. Krafft (madduck@madduck.net) [010716 17:58]:
> also sprach Nathan Weston (on Mon, 16 Jul 2001 08:17:40PM -0400):
> > I want to give my user account access to cdrom, audio, etc without doing 
> > chmod a+rw on the relevant files.
> /etc/group describes the groups on a system. a comma-separated list of
> users at the end of a particular line stands for membership of all
> these users in this particular group.
> 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?
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