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joe2012
2nd April 2009, 03:00 AM
What do the default groups mean? For example wheel...

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scottro
2nd April 2009, 04:36 AM
Some of these groups are for services. Wheel is a special case. In some systems, such as the BSDs, Gentoo, and probably others, only wheel is allowed to su. It's reserved for people to whom you want to give various privileges.