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- print group membership of user
The command groups prints on standard output the groups to which you or the optionally specified user belong. Each user belongs to a group specified in /etc/passwd and possibly to other groups as specified in /etc/group. Note that /etc/passwd specifies the numerical ID (gid) of the group. The groups command converts gid to the group name in the output.
The output takes the following form:
example% groups tester01 tester02 tester01 : staff tester02 : staff example%
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: