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SU(1)				      FSF				 SU(1)

NAME
       su - run	a shell	with substitute	user and group IDs

SYNOPSIS
       su [OPTION]... [-] [USER	[ARG]...]

DESCRIPTION
       Change the effective user id and	group id to that of USER.

       -, -l, --login
	      make the shell a login shell

       -c, --commmand=COMMAND
	      pass a single COMMAND to the shell with -c

       -f, --fast
	      pass -f to the shell (for	csh or tcsh)

       -m, --preserve-environment
	      do not reset environment variables

       -p     same as -m

       -s, --shell=SHELL
	      run SHELL	if /etc/shells allows it

       --help display this help	and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

       A mere -	implies	-l.   If USER not given, assume	root.

AUTHOR
       Written by David	MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software	Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not	even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR	 A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation	 for su	is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info	and su programs	are properly installed at your site, the  com-
       mand

	      info su

       should give you access to the complete manual.

su (coreutils) 4.5.3		 February 2003				 SU(1)

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