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id - Unix, Linux Command

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NAME

id - print user identity

SYNOPSIS

id [OPTION]... [USERNAME]

DESCRIPTION

Print information for USERNAME, or the current user.

TagDescription
-a ignore, for compatibility with other versions
-Z, --context
  print only the security context of the current 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
--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 © 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.

SEE ALSO

id is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and id programs are properly installed at your site, the command
TagDescription
info id
should give you access to the complete manual.
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