groups - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

groups - print the groups a user is in

SYNOPSIS

groups [OPTION]... [USERNAME]...

DESCRIPTION

Print group memberships for each USERNAME or, if no USERNAME is specified, for the current process (which may differ if the groups database has changed).

OPTIONS

TAG DESCRIPTION
--help display this help and exit
--version output version information and exit

EXAMPLES

Example-1:

To print groups of currently logged in root user:

# groups

output:

root

Example-2:

To print groups of currently logged in normal user, for ubuntu user login:

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ groups

output:
ubuntu adm cdrom sudo dip plugdev libvirtd lpadmin sambashare

Example-3:

To print groups of user:

$ groups ubuntu

output:

$ groups ubuntu
ubuntu : ubuntu adm cdrom sudo dip plugdev libvirtd lpadmin sambashare

 



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