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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       vipw, vigr - edit the password, group, shadow-password, or shadow-group

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       vipw [-s]
       vigr [-s]

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       vipw and vigr will edit the files /etc/passwd and  /etc/group,  respectively.
	 With the -s flag, they will edit the shadow versions of those
       files, /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow, respectively.  The	programs  will
       set the appropriate locks to prevent file corruption.

       When looking for an editor, the programs will first try the environment
       variable VISUAL, then the environment variable EDITOR, and finally  the
       default editor, vi.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       passwd(5), group(5), shadow(5)

				  26 Sep 1997			       VIPW(8)
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