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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for id (redhat section 1)

ID(1)							 FSF							ID(1)

NAME
id - print real and effective UIDs and GIDs
SYNOPSIS
id [OPTION]... [USERNAME]
DESCRIPTION
Print information for USERNAME, or the current user. -a ignore, for compatibility with other versions -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 bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.
COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MER- CHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
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 id should give you access to the complete manual. id (coreutils) 4.5.3 February 2003 ID(1)
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