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I added a user called 'kma' to root group. Then I changed permission of /root/ to 770. Which should give the user read, write and execute access since I added him to the root group. But it still gives permission denied error. What am I doing wrong here?

Commands I executed:

sudo adduser kma root
sudo chmod 770 /root/
cd /root/ <------- Gives permission error
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  • Have you started a new login session for user kma? the new group membership will not take effect in the current session Jul 11, 2020 at 22:36

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You probably need to open a new shell. The current shell won't automatically have the new group. Log out and back in, or run exec bash.

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