Group - users, GID 100 - intenstion
On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 05:00:00PM -0600, gn643202 wrote:
> What is the purpose and intent of the Group "users", GID #100?
> Is this to be populated with all normal users?
For some admin, yes.
Is this default for normal Debian: no
> I have such a purpose, but not sure whether to use Group "users" or
> create a new Group (like "everyone") for that purpose. I do assume
> that some files are created by the system with the Group "users" since
> it is a standard Group.
There is "nogroup" too :-)
> I did notice if you do not have a User added to the Group Users, then
> he does not have access automatically.
There are other way to allow user to gain member of users. PAM.
Check and read
dpkg -L libpam-modules|grep man
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