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Consider this line from the password file:
 gordon:x:500:501:Gordon Russell:/root:/bin/bash
 
What is the group id?
A.x
B.501
C.Gordon Russell
D.gordon
E.500
Incorrect Answer The x in field 2 indicates where the encrypted password used to be stored before it was moved to /etc/shadow. It has nothing to do with the group id.
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Correct Answer The fourth field is indeed the group id or gid.
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Incorrect Answer This is the so-called "finger" information. This has nothing to do with the group id... it is not even a number after all!
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Incorrect Answer The first field, gordon, is the text name of the user and not the group id.
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Incorrect Answer 500, which is the third field, is the UID or user id.
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