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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
       command

              info su

       should give you access to the complete manual.

su (coreutils) 4.5.3             February 2003                           SU(1)

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