ID(1) User Commands ID(1)
id - print user identity
id [OPTION]... [USERNAME]
Print information for USERNAME, or the current user.
-a ignore, for compatibility with other versions
print only the security context of the current process
print only the effective group ID
print all group IDs
print a name instead of a number, for -ugG
print the real ID instead of the effective ID, with -ugG
print only the effective user ID
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Without any OPTION, print some useful set of identified information.
Written by Arnold Robbins and David MacKenzie.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License
<http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the
extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for id is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and id programs are properly installed at your site, the com-
should give you access to the complete manual.
id 5.97 March 2012 ID(1)