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Linux Quicky. after effects of changing a uid or gid, on a user or group.

whytewolf's picture

okay, lets say you have a basic understanding of linux. and you find out you need to have the same uid and gid between a couple of servers for say NFS sharing. At this point i would point out using some shared service, like LDAP, or NIS, for user control would be idle. but it is to late. you have established systems. and you need to change these users to match between all the systems. AND you need to update files after the change.

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Linux Basics: Laying pipework - part 1

whytewolf's picture

one of the biggest reasons for learning the Command line interface of linux is the ability to work several commands together in order to get a better output. these programs were made with this design in mind.they do one task well. this means the programs are smaller and lighter. you just need more of them. to understand how to link these programs together into more full commands you need to know how pipes work.

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