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id (1g)

Name

id - print real and effective user and group IDs

Synopsis

id [OPTION]... [USER]

Description

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
       GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report id translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2017 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.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+--------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |  ATTRIBUTE VALUE   |
       +---------------+--------------------+
       |Availability   | file/gnu-coreutils |
       +---------------+--------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted        |
       +---------------+--------------------+
SEE ALSO
       Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/id>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) id invocation'



NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source  was  downloaded  from   https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/coreutils/core-
       utils-8.27.tar.xz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils.



GNU coreutils 8.27                March 2017                             ID(1)