How do I rename a group in Linux? To modify an existing group in Linux, the groupmod command is used. Using this command you can change the GID of a group, set the group password and change the name of a group. Interestingly enough, you can’t use the groupmod command to add a user to a group. Instead, the usermod command with the -G option is used.
How do I change my group name?
- Open the Facebook app on your iPhone or Android and tap on the Menu icon in the upper-right corner of the screen, represented by three horizontal lines.
- Tap on “Groups” and then tap on the name of your group.
How do I change group GID in Linux? How do I make such change for belonging files and directories? First, assign a new UID to user using the usermod command. Second, assign a new GID to group using the groupmod command. Finally, use the chown and chgrp commands to change old UID and GID respectively.
Which command is used to change the name of a group? groupmod command in Linux is used to modify or change the existing group on Linux system. It can be handled by superuser or root user.