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usrinfo(1)		    General Commands Manual		    usrinfo(1)

NAME
       usrinfo - Display information about system users.

SYNOPSIS
       usrinfo [ -wtnpugdso ]

       usrinfo [ -wtnpugdso ] [	user ]

       usrinfo [ -iwtnpugdso ] [ uid ]

       usrinfo [ -v ]

       usrinfo [ -h ]

DESCRIPTION
       usrinfo	[coded	in  c++] displays information about a user via command
       line.  The current version includes arguments for  username,  encrypted
       password, unix identification number, group identification number, home
       directory, shell, and other Information.

       A user can specify either web style breaks[by including the -w  option]
       or unix style breaks[default].

       Usually	a  user	 would	want to	operate	usrinfo	with the following op-
       tions:

       usrinfo -tnpugdso user

       Or in the case of calling usrinfo from a	webpage:

       usrinfo -wtnpugdso user

OPTIONS
       The "-iwtnpugdso" options may be	specified in any order.	"-v" and  "-h"
       options are to be specified alone.

       -i uid	   By  default	the username is	used to	find information about
		   the user; The '-i' option uses the user's uid instead.

       -w	   By default unix-style breaks	 are  used;  The  '-w'	option
		   specifies webstyle breaks instead.

       -t	   By  default	topics	are turned off;	The '-t' options turns
		   topics on.

       -n	   Displays the	username specified during program initiation.

       -p	   Displays the	user's encrypted password if rooted; Otherwise
		   a '*' is shown.

       -u	   Displays the	user's unix identification number.

       -g	   Displays the	user's group identification number.

       -d	   Displays the	user's home directory.

       -s	   Displays the	user's shell.

       -o	   Displays  other  information	 about the user	such as	phone-
		   number, etc.

       -v	   Displays the	program	version, website, and creator.

       -h	   Displays this help message.

FILES
       /usr/local/bin/usrinfo
	      The usrinfo binary.

       /usr/local/man/man1/usrinfo.1
	      The usrinfo manpage.

AUTHOR
       (c)Aaron	Myles Landwehr	aaron@snaphat.com  assroot@snaphat.com	white-
       hata_zz@yahoo.com

				 24 June 2004			    usrinfo(1)

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