Re: could not eject CDROM as a normal user: [solved]
Walter Dnes wrote:
On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 06:36:19AM -0800, Karsten M. Self wrote
Debian seems to require a lot of this, i.e. making user a member of
cdrom, floppy, and audio (what else?). This raises a question for me,
namely is there a group-management tool somewhere. I've read the
Exactly my question too! But I was looking for a GUI tool, in which I
could just check the groups I want a user to be a member of instead of
using the "adduser" command repeatedly. Couldn't find one, so I just did
everything on the command prompt.
usermod manpage, but all it has is the ability to make the listed user a
member only of the listed groups. There doesn't seem to be a switch for
adding the user to a group without dropping any unmentioned groups.
What I'd like would be a couple of commands to...
a) list the groups a userID is currently a member of
I may have got you wrong, but are you looking for:
$> groups <userID>
b) add the userID to one group, but not drop him from all other groups,
without having to type in all the current groups he belongs to
$> adduser <username> <groupname>
If you already know these, apologies.
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