Add A User To A Group In Linux

Add A User To A Group In Linux

In Linux users are associated with the groups. These groups are used to set permissions about files and folders. Users may have single or more groups related to them. The second group is called as secondary group . In this tutorial, we examine how to add a user into a group for different scenarios like … Read more

Linux /etc/passwd File

Linux /etc/passwd File

All of the Linux distributions stores user information in a central file named /etc/passwd. The /etc/passwd file is a simple text based flat database which contains the current Linux system users with information like user name, user ID, default shell etc. Decades ago the /etc/passwd was also containing the user password hashes but because of … Read more