ID


Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2014
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NAME

id – print real and effective user and group IDs
 

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 [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

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.
 

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.



 

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