[Adduser-devel] Bug#454928: adduser: "Removing group `nogroup', since no other user is part of it."

Joerg Hoh joerg at joerghoh.de
Sat Dec 29 18:40:28 UTC 2007

On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 01:10:59PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> Hi,
> $ sudo deluser --remove-home xmppgw
> Looking for files to backup/remove ...
> Removing files ...
> Removing user xmppgw' ...
> Warning: Removing group nogroup', since no other user is part of it.
> Done.
> $     
> I do not think that it is a good idea to have adduser remove "nogroup"
> or any other group that is part of the default install.

Indeed. Can you check if this group still exists on the machine you
encountered this issue?

(deluser currently spits out this warning but does actually nothing about
that empty group ...)


What did you do to the cat? It looks half-dead. -Schroedinger's wife
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