add a user

Art Alexion art.alexion at
Tue Feb 13 01:15:22 UTC 2007

You may also wish to look at the sudoers group. members of the sudoers group 
can override permissions.

On Saturday 03 February 2007 08:04, Stew Schneider wrote:
> The "UID" is an identification number only, rather than a permission.
> The fact that the new user has a higher number than you have only
> indicates that he was added after you, not that he has a "higher"
> permission to access files.
> Permissions are another matter altogether. You might try Googling for
> file permissions and read up on it. It's really very powerful, and will
> take more than a note to do it justice.
> Good luck!
> stew
> Harold Hartley wrote:
> > I am trying to add a user, but what is the UID suppose to be for a user
> > to use the same machine as my self, but I don't want them to have admin
> > access.
> > When I try to add a user, it sets the UID at 1001 when I myself is UID
> > 1000. I hope someone can tell me where I can find something to tell me
> > what the UID levels for what I want a user to access.
> >
> > Harold


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