I just noticed on my FreeBSD machine that root is in wheel and operator. I'm trying to think of a situation where UID 0 being in a group would have any effect on... well... anything, and I'm coming up ...
We are using LDAP authentication and probably another things that I did not understand well, in our company so maybe the following questions are result of this. I have found strange behavior of chown ...
I just created a script (logscreenlock) to log lock/unlock screen events (derived from this post): #! /bin/bash dbus-monitor --session "type='signal',interface='org.gnome.ScreenSaver'" | ( while ...
In a Linux server I will have an user with gid=0 but it's uid won't be 0. As there are many commands with root:root and execute permissions for group I know there will be a lot of administrative task ...
Possible Duplicate: What does it mean to be in group 0? I wanted to avoid using SSH root login to backup my remote server. Thus I set up a non-root user account on the server and place it ...
Several users in a system I inherited have their group set to 0 in /etc/passwd. What does that mean? Do they essentially get full root privileges? The system is running CentOS 5, and the users ...