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I think I asked some of these questions the last time around, but for
some reason they never got changed in the manual (my fault, as I didn't
properly proof-read my section), but here we go again.
No question here, per se. I made a few changes though. I removed
portions that don't apply anymore (like clicking the "Change" button),
and altered the portions that needed work (like changing "Add" to a "+"
and "Delete" to a "-", and clicking the "Unlock" button to enable
Should I add a warning because the dialog box shows the password in
clear-text, or would that be something of concern? Something along the
lines of "The dialog box shows the password in clear text (instead of
dots or asterisks), so be careful when making changes in public
Since this isn't an option anymore (thanks Unity :D), should I remove it
entirely, or point the reader to the wiki pages on managing groups?
Also, it can be done via the command line with groupadd and groupmod, I
believe. So, should I cover that instead of the GUI?
Actually the "Using the Command Line" section pretty much covers this
for me. So, I think I'll just combine that with this section, and
re-word it somehow. My other option is just to re-word the existing
sub-sections with the appropriate command line argument.
Applying Groups to Files and Folders:
Should I point out that you can only do this to files/folders that
you're the owner of? At least that's my understanding of how it works
(so if I'm wrong, please correct me).
I should have my revisions completed by tomorrow morning. If I don't
have the screenshots tomorrow morning, I'll have them tomorrow night at
the latest. In my terminal screenshot, I'm going to have a picture of it
showing three commands "pwd", "uname -a" (for an example of arguments)
and "cd /" (since it's one that is mentioned in the text). Unless you
just want the default terminal window (what they see when they
originally open it).
Also, since I have multiple users in my system, how should I deal with
that in the Users Settings screenshot? (leave them alone, blur them,
black them out, etc)
Have a great day:)