groups and login shells
christopher-ml at telting.org
Sun Dec 26 17:50:39 UTC 2010
Just spent some time figuring this out.
I needed to create a group and add myself to it.
But after I added myself to the group while I could "id username" my
get the correct groups if I did a base "id" or "groups" the new group
show up. Not could I access a directory restricted to the group. Turns
out I needed
to invoke a new login shell from an existing command prompt or
everything down and relogin a the console. So I just reboot.
But owning to many years of resentment dealing with Microsoft platform I
resent reboots. Does anyone know if it's possible to update groups in
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