Finding the Group Owner Name


 
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Tools Finding the Group Owner Name

Hi all,
How can i find the group owner name...???
Thanks
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Of a file:
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ls -l  t.lis
-rw-r--r--   1 owner  group      6810 Nov  7 13:33 t.lis

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You can also run the command: groups to see which groups you belong to. It will list the primary group first followed by other:-
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groups

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Thanks for the comment,
It's not from the file. When i do a groups it will list all the groups that i blong to. And i want who is the owner of that group...I have the list of the group and Finger does work only for the primary group what about other group that i belongs to ....
Thanks in advance
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Groups don't have owners.

Your system administrator may have a list of groups and be able to name a person (or a position within your administrative domain) who is authorized to approve changes to membership in any particular group. If there is such a person, there is no requirement that that user be a member of the group.
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