[NBLUG/talk] User groups in linux

Steve Johnson srj at adnd.com
Mon Jun 28 16:01:52 PDT 2004

I'm curious, a few years back, it seems all the Linux distros went
from putting everyone into one group (users) and started putting each user
account into its very own group (with the same name as the user).

Anyone know what the reasoning behind this was?  Is it a security issue?


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