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id - print real and effective user and group IDs

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SYNOPSIS

id [OPTION]... [USERNAME]

DESCRIPTION

Print user and group information for the specified USERNAME, or (when USERNAME omitted) for the current user.
-a ignore, for compatibility with other versions
-Z, --context
  print only the security context of the current user
-g, --group
  print only the effective group ID
-G, --groups
  print all group IDs
-n, --name print a name instead of a number, for -ugG
-r, --real print the real ID instead of the effective ID, with -ugG
-u, --user print only the effective user ID
--help display this help and exit
--version
  output version information and exit
Without any OPTION, print some useful set of identified information.

AUTHOR

Written by Arnold Robbins and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

Report id bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
Report id translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for id is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and id programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils id invocation
should give you access to the complete manual.


GNU coreutils 8.12.197-032bb ID (1) September 2011
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