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How to allow multiple users to access to the same crontab in Debian Linux v8.4?

I am trying to create a crontab for a group of users, lets call the group "testGroup". There are 3 users, and I want to give all of them access to the same crontab. I did some research and tried to ...
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OS X: Create user-groups, that are not shown in Systempreferences “Users & Groups” PrevPane

I created some hidden Users on OS X, using dscl . -create /Users/<usershortname> IsHidden 1, that work as administraters. For some reasons, I like to place the HOME-folders of different groups ...
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What are Program Group, Document Group and Search Group?

I have a practical exam tomorrow. The syllabus has these terms which I do not understand. I tried to search online but I didn't find anything promising. So my question is: "What are Program Group, ...
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Create new users in Windows 7 with no groups

In Windows 7 if I create a new user from "Computer Management" -> "Local Users and Groups", this new user will belong to the "Users" group. Is there a way to have new users created by default without "...
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What Everyone group actually means? [duplicate]

When I give Everyone a full access to some file does it mean anyone can just connect to my computer and download it? In which case Everyone rules will be actually applied? Is it safe to set some ...
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How do I add a user group in the latest edition of Windows 10 Home? [duplicate]

The newest version of Windows 10 Home (version 1511) brings with it a whole slew of new stuff. It also brings with it its own handful of problems. One of these is the apparent inability to create ...
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How to track activity of users/groups?

The only user in my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) is myself, but /etc/passwd contains 42 users and /etc/group contain 70 groups!!! How could I find if such large number of users and groups are needed at all ...
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Group permission not enforced

My problem is that I have a directory /opt/commondir that needs to be accessed (rwx) by multiple users. All of them are by default members of a group named after the user, eg (user1 is a member of ...
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Set directory tree to belong to fixed group

I have a directory tree under /mnt/data where I would like to keep data. I would ike my user: guest to have read access student to have read and write access me to also have read and write access ...
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User can't access to group permission directory

I have a user jenkins in group jenkins. I want to have access to the directory /var/www/html/, so I have changed the directory group from root to jenkins. $ ll /var/www ... drwxrwx---. 7 root jenkins ...
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How change to administrator account from standard account

I have a computer with 3 different accounts. All the accounts are administrators except mine. How do I change my account to a administrator account.I can't log on to the 2 other accounts and I don't ...
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usermod returns “group 'thegroupname' does not exist” for known group

As a member of sudo can I add myself to a group I don't belong to? $ getent group thegroupname thegroupname:x:123794798:administrator,users,auser,moreusers,manymoreusers $ sudo usermod -a -G ...
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user cannot be found in Mac OS X

After running the script in this answer to show all members of the group wheel, I got a weird result. The user tempuser cannot be found There was an unknown error. When I tried dscacheutil -q user -...
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What do '!', '*', and 'x' mean in getent group?

When I run getent group, I notice that some groups have *, some have ! and some have x after the group name. In fact, there are some groups which have the same name, the only difference is that one ...
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Group member editing to file *automatically* changes ownership, group, and permissions

I have a directory which I'm trying to set up such that members of a group all have rwx privileges. Here is a subset of the directory and its permissions: -rwxr-xr-x 1 myusrnm grpnm 21638 2015-04-...
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Windows 7 File Permissions, Security Tab, “Group or user names” SYSTEM group

*Note: This is a re-posting of a 'too broad' topic. This is a narrowed version: I right click a file, and choose "Permissions." I choose the "Security" tab. Under the "Group or user names" section, I ...
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User shown as a member of deleted group

In my ubuntu distro, members user1 returns group1: group2 Now, i gave delgroup group1 & it is done successfully... second time gave command, members user1 returns group1: group2 ...
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How works assigning rights to group in windows

User group in windows groups users so it is then easier to grant permissions to all users of a group at once. This works like: we have a group "A_GROUP1" which contains users "USR1,USR2,USR3" then we ...
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Change group id when acting in directory

I have a directory shared where people part of group common have rwx permission inside. And user john $> id john uid=1000(john)gid=1000(john)groups=1000(john),10(common) It would be nice if user ...
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How to properly setup group file permissions in MacOSX

I have a couple of users, one was created via OSX GUI, one is nobody for nginx and php-fpm. All commands below are executed as root. I created new group for my project: dscl . -create /groups/...
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adding user to group and detects the change without restart

I want to add a user to a group using: sudo gpasswd -a new_user existing_group But it only takes effect when I restart my host. Is it possible to do that without restart action? I am on Ubuntu.
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Change PC local group members from Active Directory Domain Controller?

Our environment is based on a Windows Server 2003, and more than a hundred computers in the domain. These computers have the usual domain user in the local Administrator group of the respective ...
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linux user permissions with groups on file

I have one file owned by user: "ruler" and another user: "tzook" now I have one file that is owned by "ruler" and by group "deployers" here is the file: -rwxrwxr-- 1 ruler deployers 3040 Oct 28 12:...
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How to make directory readable by TWO users in Linux?

How to make directory readable by TWO users in Linux? Should I create GROUP and add these users to this GROUP and make this GROUP being an owner of a directory? Should this GROUP be supplementary or ...
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How to fix my local administrator?

Starting a few days ago, I am facing a very weird issue here on my Windows 8.1 workstation. I am unable to start programs or applications that require administrator privileges. This makes my PC ...
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LDAP role/group membership

We have many users registered in our LDAP auth. So far we've only stored login and mail-related information in this LDAP. In our main application (Play! Framework), we needed to modelise roles (...
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How to list the users and groups of an AD Security Group when not a domain admin

I am on Windows 8 connected to domain. I wish to view the users and groups of an AD Security group. I am not the owner of the group. The command: net group /domain TheGroupName shows the direct ...
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What's the point in having each user belonging to her own group in linux?

Wouldn't it be simpler to adequately set the umask and avoid polluting the group file?
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Permissions for 'Sites' folder (apache) are wrong

My head is a bit mashed over this. I have moved from MAMP to using Mac's own AMP stack, and have got it working, but just CANNOT get the directory permissions right. My localhost points to ~/Sites ...
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chown - Operation not permitted

I'm logged in as minime. I don't understand why it doesn't allow me to chown file that I own without su privileges. Obviously I can use sudo, but I'd like to understand why? because of www-data group?...
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I found two groups in Slackware 14, named nogroup and nobody. Why?

I wonder why in my Slackware 14 (32 bit) distribution there are two groups named "nobody" and "nogroup": bash-4.2$ cat /etc/passwd | grep nobody nobody:x:99:99:nobody:/:/bin/false bash-4.2$ cat /...
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How to add user back into Administrators group in Windows 8.1?

I stupidly removed myself from the administrators group in Windows 8.1 and need to add myself back in (note that I'm using a local user account). I booted into the recovery console and have tried the ...
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How to arbitrarily map user/group ownerships in rsync

I need to rsync a directory to a remote server so that all files belonging to user X and group Y on the source (local) machine are mapped to user W and group Z on the destination (remote) machine. If ...
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CentOS: View all users in a specific group

I added a user user01 to a group group01 using: usermod -a -G group01 user01 When I run in command id user01 it shows that this user has actually been added to the group. However, the file /etc/...
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Create FTP account under standard user

I run multiple client websites on a VPS purchased from Dreamhost. When I initially set up this VPS, I only required one user. I created a user called "thoughtspace" with the home directory at /home/...
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How to make user not be part of Users group in Windows?

I want to restrict some users from having default privileges of Users group, unless they are manually allowed. Unfortunately, when I remove them from this group manually, they still get Users SID as ...
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Permission Denied on Folder on separate partition - Ubuntu 12.04

I have a user : hduser. Both that user and myself (bearrito) are in a group called : datumsuser I have executed the following commands: sudo chgrp -R datumsuser /media/bearrito/ sudo chmod -R ...
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How can I find out which user groups my domain user belongs to? [duplicate]

Running Windows 7 on my work PC, how can I check which groups I am a part of on the domain from my PC? I know how to check the local groups using MMC (Microsoft Management Console), just not the ...
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Unable to run commands with “sudo” from my user

For some reason, I am unable to run any commands with su as my user. This was working before and I'm not sure what broke it. The funny thing is that I can su to root without any problems. Example: ...
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Do the psaserv and psacln groups have particular meanings?

I'm not well versed in server admin stuff, but I notice the user groups psaserv and psacli psacln come up all the time on different systems. I assume these group names are commonly used for a ...
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How to create a user group for network resource access?

Ours is a windows network. There are some systems with Windows 7 and some with Windows XP. Mine is a Windows 7 system. I would like to create a user group so that I can grant it permission to access ...
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Chmod, Groups, and Users

So I've tried looking this up but I've not found similar examples (please feel free to refer to them if your Google skills are better than mine). What I'm trying to do is as follows: I am hosting a ...
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Linux user group folder permissions

I have a basic linux file permissions question: I have a folder named test: $ ls -la drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 2010-10-25 17:11 . drwxr-xr-x 17 root root 4096 2010-10-25 16:53 .. drw-rwS--- ...