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Old 08-03-2010
primary group for user


I need to know what is the primary group name of a particular user.
How to do this ?

Maybe with groups cmd ? (first group name in line, is the primary group)

thx for help.
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Old 08-04-2010
id -ng user

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Old 08-04-2010
uid=0(root) gid=0(root)
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