GROUPDEL(8)                                           GROUPDEL(8)

NAME
       groupdel - Delete a group

SYNOPSIS
       groupdel group

DESCRIPTION
       The  groupdel  command  modifies the system account files,
       deleting all entries that refer to group.  The named group
       must exist.

       You  must manually check all filesystems to insure that no
       files remain with the named group as the file group ID.

CAVEATS
       You may not remove the primary group of any existing user.
       You must remove the user before you remove the group.

FILES
       /etc/group - group information
       /etc/gshadow - secure group information

SEE ALSO
       chfn(1),   chsh(1),  useradd(8),  userdel(8),  usermod(8),
       passwd(1), groupadd(8), groupmod(8)

AUTHOR
       Julianne Frances Haugh (jfh@tab.com)

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