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Package: login (1:4.2-3+deb8u4) [essential]

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system login tools

These tools are required to be able to login and use your system. The login program invokes your user shell and enables command execution. The newgrp program is used to change your effective group ID (useful for workgroup type situations). The su program allows changing your effective user ID (useful being able to execute commands as another user).

Tags: System Administration: Login, Implemented in: C, User Interface: interface::commandline, interface::text-mode, Role: Program, Security: security::authentication, use::login

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 704.8 kB2,186.0 kB [list of files]
armel 701.2 kB2,160.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 702.1 kB2,140.0 kB [list of files]
i386 706.3 kB2,180.0 kB [list of files]