What is group command in Linux? Groups command prints the names of the primary and any supplementary groups for each given username, or the current process if no names are given. If more than one name is given, the name of each user is printed before the list of that user’s groups and the username is separated from the group list by a colon.
How do I list groups in Ubuntu? Open the Ubuntu Terminal through Ctrl+Alt+T or through the Dash or connect to the Ubuntu system by SSH. This command lists all the groups that you belong to.
What are user groups in Ubuntu? The key point of groups is the identification of a set of rights like write, read or execute access for a specified resource that can be mutually shared among the group users. In this guide, we will discuss how many types of groups exist in the Ubuntu Linux system.
How do I check how many groups I have in Linux?
- 1. /etc/group file. The /etc/group file contains all the local groups. So, we can open this file and look at all the groups.
- getent command. Linux getent command fetch entries from databases supported by the Name Service Switch libraries.