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NEWGRP(I)                                                            NEWGRP(I)

NAME
       newgrp - log in to a new group

SYNOPSIS
       newgrp group

DESCRIPTION
       Newgrp  changes  the group identification of its caller, analogously to
       login.  The same person remains logged in, and the current directory is
       unchanged,  but  calculations  of  access permissions to files are per-
       formed with respect to the new group ID.

       A password is demanded if the group has a password and the user himself
       does not.

       When most users log in, they are members of the group named `other'.

FILES
       /etc/group, /etc/passwd

SEE ALSO
       login(I), group(V)

BUGS
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