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Get the uid, gid and user groups without touching /etc/passwd or running the `id` command
awk -F: 'END {print "uid:"u" gid:"g" groups:"gg}{if($1=="Uid"){split($2,a," ");u=a[1]}if($1=="Gid"){split($2,a," ");g=a[1]}if($1=="Groups"){gg=$2}}' /proc/self/status
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sachajw commented Jul 30, 2021

Thank you so much, I really appreciate you sharing these scripts

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Ditto. This is gold in a stripped down container or environment.

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