[Tfug] Groups problem
stephen.hooper at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 23:18:06 MST 2006
On 4/9/06, Chris Hill <ubergeek at ubergeek.tv> wrote:
> Ok, I'm not great with groups, but I've got some bizarre problem.
> Basically if I run the groups command as root, I can see that my groups
> have updated. But from the user's perspective, the groups have not been
> updated, and therefore I can't do anything useful with the new groups.
> chris at bender:~ ^_^ > groups
> chris adm dialout cdrom floppy audio dip video plugdev staff lpadmin
> scanner admin media
> root at bender:/home/enemyhideout.com# groups chris
> chris : chris adm dialout cdrom floppy audio dip video plugdev staff
> lpadmin scanner admin enemyhideout.com enemyhideout
> You'll notice that I've removed the 'media' group and added
> 'enemyhideout.com' and 'enemyhideout' to the list. Root knows this, but
> chris does not. This is ubuntu breezy. Any ideas?
Did "chris" logout, and log back in?
If you "su - chris" as root, then type in "groups" what do you see?
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