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when i type groups in fedora, it shows me groups which i have(security groups)
which file do i need to edit to add or remove more groups?
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the users' groups are set in /etc/group. To find which groups a user belongs to you need to look to /etc/passwd file as well. Please see links below

http://www.manpagez.com/man/5/group/
http://www.manpagez.com/man/5/passwd/
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