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Question: Wheel and Fetching users and groups in OS X permissions lists MacFixIt reader Ken asks:Who are "permissions" users Wheel and Fetching when you get information on a file in OS X?
Answer: The Wheel user is actually a group. Groups in OS X make setting access permissions easier, especially for things like giving administrative access to an … Read more