[K12OSN] Another question about groups

Pete pvdw at criticalcontrol.com
Wed Apr 28 19:52:19 UTC 2004

There is no 'LINUX' reason.
I use the 'users' group as the default group, having 1 group per user is 
an old habit.
Depending on your security model it is sometimes easier to have a group 
per user.


Jim Kronebusch wrote:

> Is there a reason for each user having a group named after them and 
> assigned as a primary group?  It just seems like this really clutters 
> up the list of groups for what looks to me like no reason.  If there 
> isn't a pressing reason for this can I assign a different group as the 
> default primary group for new users? 
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