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29.14 Group Database

This section describes how to search and scan the database of registered groups. The database itself is kept in the file `/etc/group' on most systems, but on some systems a special network service provides access to it.

29.14.1 The Data Structure for a Group  What each group record contains.
29.14.2 Looking Up One Group  How to look for a particular group.
29.14.3 Scanning the List of All Groups  Scanning the list of all groups.


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