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lid - Man Page

Display user's groups or group's users

Examples (TL;DR)


lid [OPTION]... [name]


Displays information about groups containing user name, or users contained in group name.

By default lid lists groups containing user name, or groups containing the invoking user if name is not specified; the mode of operation can be changed using the -g option.


-g,  --group

List users in a group name, or in the invoking user's primary group if name is not specified.

-i,  --interactive

Ask all questions when connecting to the user database, even if default answers are set up in libuser configuration.

-n,  --onlynames

List only group or user names. By default the corresponging user or group IDs are listed too.

Exit Status

The exit status is 0 on success, 1 on error.


Dec 6 2007 libuser