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ID(1)                            User Commands                           ID(1)



NAME
       id - print real and effective UIDs and GIDs

SYNOPSIS
       id [OPTION]... [USERNAME]

DESCRIPTION
       Print information for USERNAME, or the current user.

       -a     ignore, for compatibility with other versions

       -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(3,n,1 builtins)

       --version
              output version(1,3,5) information and exit(3,n,1 builtins)

       Without any OPTION, print some useful set(7,n,1 builtins) of identified information.

AUTHOR
       Written by Arnold Robbins and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation  for id is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info(1,5,n) and id programs are properly installed at your site, the  com-
       mand

              info(1,5,n) coreutils id

       should give you access(2,5) to the complete manual.



id (coreutils) 5.2.1              March 2004                             ID(1)

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