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ID(1) User Commands ID(1)

NAME

id – print real and effective user and group IDs

SYNOPSIS

id [OPTION]… [USER]

DESCRIPTION

Print user and group information for the specified USER, or (when USER
omitted) for the current user.

-a ignore, for compatibility with other versions

-Z, –context
print only the security context of the process

-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

-z, –zero
delimit entries with NUL characters, not whitespace;

not permitted in default format

–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

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COPRYRIGHT

Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU
GPL version 3 or later .
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at:
or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) id invocation’

GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 ID(1)