Users, groups and directory access

A.J. Bonnema abonnema at
Wed May 5 13:33:15 UTC 2004

Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 07:40:01AM +0200, A.J. Bonnema wrote:
>>It still doesn't work. However, I checked the group membership of john 
>>after applying "gpasswd -a john proj" and -- even after exit and 
>>creating a new terminal -- the command "groups" does not show proj. It 
>>only shows john as group, while f.i. root has a whole bunch of groups.
> Hmmm. What do you mean exit and creating a new terminal? He's going to need
> to log all the way out -- a whole new session.

Well, I thought an exit from a terminal was enough (ignorant, I know). 
When I change /etc/profile it usually is. I found out it is not. When I 
logged off from X and thus created a new session, it worked.

A.J. Bonnema, Leiden The Netherlands,
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