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Re: Users, groups and directory access



A.J. Bonnema said:
>> Sounds like John just needs to log out and back in again. There's
>> little effective difference between primary and supplementary groups.
>
> 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.
>
> Is gpasswd the wrong utility here?

do this for me, please:

egrep 'john|proj' /etc/passwd /etc/group

and post the results to the list.  let's see what we're working with, first.

-d


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