GROUP(5) GROUP(5) NAME group - group file DESCRIPTION Group contains for each group the following information: group name encrypted password numerical group ID a comma separated list of all users allowed in the group This is an ASCII file. The fields are separated by colons; Each group is separated from the next by a new-line. If the password field is null, no password is demanded. This file resides in directory /etc. Because of the encrypted passwords, it can and does have general read per- mission and can be used, for example, to map numerical group ID's to names. FILES /etc/group SEE ALSO newgrp(1), crypt(3), passwd(1), passwd(5) BUGS The passwd(1) command won't change the passwords.