Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 428508
Impossible to assign a new user to an existing group
Last modified: 2016-08-10 09:01:38 EDT
Description of problem:
It is impossible to add a new user and assign it to an existing group which
already have members.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
stock system-config-users which comes with FC8, also the latest update
system-config-users-1.2.74-1.fc9 from the development repo.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run system-config-users.
2.In the "Create new user" window, uncheck the checkbox "Create a private group
for the user", check the checkbox "Specify group ID manually" and enter an
existing group number. Click "OK" and a window pops up saying "The gid ... is
already in use".
See the attached screenshot.
A user can be created either with individual group or within the "users" group.
A user created within a group specified manually.
Created attachment 291462 [details]
a screeenshot of the create user window and the error pop up.
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Still present in F14.
Still present in F20.
*** Bug 460198 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 201500 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Thanks for taking the time to submit this request for enhancement.
Unfortunately, I haven't gotten around to implement this feature, sorry for
Because I don't actively develop system-config-users anymore, I won't likely
find the time to work on this ticket, so I'll close this bug now.