Administer `/etc/group` and `/etc/gshadow` - gpasswd

Administer /etc/group and /etc/gshadow. More information: gpasswd - manned.org.

  • Define group administrators:

sudo gpasswd -A {{user1,user2}} {{group}}

  • Set the list of group members:

sudo gpasswd -M {{user1,user2}} {{group}}

  • Create a password for the named group:

gpasswd {{group}}

  • Add a user to the named group:

gpasswd -a {{user}} {{group}}

  • Remove a user from the named group:

gpasswd -d {{user}} {{group}}