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Old 09-29-2003
command help, how do i list the users of a group?

What command allows you to display a list of the userids of all the other users in a group, regardless if they are logged in or not?
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Old 09-29-2003
Take a look at the file /etc/passwd. Look at the 4th field (fields are separated by colons). This is the group ID. Use awk to cut out the first field (user ID) and the 4th field (group ID) to get the information that you are after. Note too that a user can belong to more than one group. The group ID in /etc/passwd is the primary group ID. /etc/passwd info
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Old 09-29-2003
MySQL

thanks a lot! this worked great. I am jsut starting my first class in UNIX. thanks again!
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Old 09-29-2003
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