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1st August 2007, 11:00 AM
How can I now if an unix id number is already use?
Where I can found UID number?

1st August 2007, 12:01 PM
All uids currently in use are in /etc/passwd, see "man 5 passwd" for the file format details. Use the grep command to find out if a particular uid is already in use.