The gpasswd command is used to administer groups in Linux. You can add or remove users from groups, set or change the group password, set users as group administrators, etc.
To add a user to a group, use the gpasswd command with the -a option:
As you can see from the output above, the user john was added to the group named project.
To remove a user from a group, user the -d option:
To set a user as a group administrator, use the -A option. Group administrators can add and remove other members from the group and change the group password:
Invoked without any arguments except a group name, the gpasswd command will change the group password: