Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 188632
system-config-users should allow for manually-specified GID
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:30 EST
Description of problem:
The system-config-users GUI allows for manually specifying the UID for a new
user account, but has no method for also specifying the GID; it merely selects
the next available GID. In most situations, if a specific UID is desired, a
specific GID will also be desired.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run system-config-users.
2. Add a new user, selecting "Specify user ID manually", and ensuring that
"Create a private group for the user" is checked (it is by default).
User account is created with specified UID and next available GID.
Desired result would be to allow for specifying GID as well, and creating user
I plan to work on this in the FC6 timeframe.
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He is bug derived from this.
This bug has been fixed in system-config-users-1.2.53-1.fc7