id



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

       -Z, --context
              print only the security context

       -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 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 and id programs are properly installed at your site, the  com-
       mand

              info coreutils id

       should give you access to the complete manual.



id (coreutils) 5.2.1              March 2004                             ID(1)

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