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ls-al /
reveals some odd group owners
What are these users?
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Thanks a ton. I sincerely appreciate your wisdom on this matter! Molto ringraziamento!
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They are just standard Unix groups, eg you will be in the admin group if you are an administrator on that computer

Best leave them alone
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They are just standard Unix groups, eg you will be in the admin group if you are an administrator on that computer

Best leave them alone
Not if you're into development, as I am. Wheel enables the super-user (su and sudo) command to be enabled.
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