>Hi Gurus,
>I am using PHP-4.1.1 on Linux,
>I wanted to know the difference between "nobody" user and normal user of
>operating system.
>This question just came to mind when, neither nobody's directory nor any
>entry was not found in /home or elsewhere.

The web server can be run by any user.
The 'nobody' user is usually used since it has no login capabailities.
'nobody' can't login and hence has no home.
>From the /etc/passwd "obody:x:99:99:Nobody:/:/sbin/nologin".

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