Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2014Index
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id – print real and effective user and group IDs
Print user and group information for the specified USERNAME,
or (when USERNAME omitted) for the current user.
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
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Without any OPTION, print some useful set of identified information.
Written by Arnold Robbins and David MacKenzie.
Report id bugs to [email protected]
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 © 2010 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.
The full documentation for
is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the
programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils ‘id invocation’
should give you access to the complete manual.
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