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Old 05-13-2008, 11:39 AM   #1
nielsl
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[Debian]Retrieve user id


Hello everybody,

I'm fairly new to debian but i've managed to get samba, cups and even proftpd working. Now i'm trying some bash scripting and I want to know if there is any way to retrieve a user's id using the bash (or something similar) instead of looking into the /etc/passwd file.

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Niels Lemmens
 
Old 05-13-2008, 11:54 AM   #2
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