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printpw - Outputs the contents of the password database
Outputs all information. Use of this flag is the same as specifying
all flags with -cdgsu.
Outputs username and the comment string.
Output username and the login directory.
Outputs username and the group ID numerical value.
Output username and the login shell.
Output username and the UID numerical value.
The printpw command outputs the contents of the
/etc/passwd database file in ASCII format to the standard
output. When printpw is called with no option, all usernames in
the database are output.
The /etc/passwd database file is accessed through the standard
library function getpwent. On secure systems that have changed this
library function or on systems with Network Information Service (NIS) service
installed, printpw produces the same information.
When printpw is called in combination with any flag, one or more
additional columns separated with : (colon) is output.
To output the username, UID, and login directory of all users
in the password database file, enter:
Specifies the command path
The password database file.
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