From the man page: /etc/group is an ASCII file which defines the groups to which users belong. There is one entry per line, and each line has the format:
The field descriptions are:
An example of the group file:
Notice that the group apache has several users added. All of these users would be able to access files and directories that have the group apache according to the group access privileges that will be discussed in the next section.
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