Linux Groups

Last modified: 
Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Some random notes about working with Linux user groups.

Add a Group

groupadd <groupname>

Add User to a Group

usermod -a -G <groupname> <username>

The user won't immediately be found in the group. In order to make this group active, he or she must log out and log back in again. If it is daemon, you can stop and start the process to load in the new settings:

service my_service stop
service my_service start

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