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Changes between Version 12 and Version 13 of DebianInstall


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Timestamp:
07/22/06 08:44:19 (13 years ago)
Author:
maxb
Comment:

Remove mention of 'usermod' method of adding users to groups. There's no point in documenting both an inferior and a superior method.

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    v12 v13  
    5555that non-root installs of supplementary modules etc can be done. 
    5656 
    57 The 'id' program will show you what groups you are already a member of.  If your  
    58 username is 'me' and your uid is 1001 then the output of 'id' will appear as shown and you need to 
    59 list all the present additional groups as well as 'staff' when running 'usermod'.  If 'staff' is already listed 
    60 then you can skip this step. 
     57The 'id' program will show you what groups you are already a member of. 
     58If 'staff' is already listed then you can skip this step. 
    6159 
    6260{{{ 
    6361$ id  
    6462uid=1001(me) gid=1001(mygroup) groups=24(cdrom),29(audio),1001(mygroup) 
    65 $ sudo usermod -G 24,29,staff me 
    6663}}} 
    6764 
    68 Alternatively, a much simpler way, using the Debian 'adduser' tool: 
     65If not, add yourself to the 'staff' group: 
    6966{{{ 
    7067$ sudo adduser me staff 
    7168}}} 
    7269 
    73 After either method, you need to log out and in again for this to take effect. 
     70You need to log out and in again for this to take effect. 
    7471 
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