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I have several users on a fedora 6 server that have user and group id 0, but some apps are somehow resolving the users differently:

[first_admin@server ~]# whoami
[first_admin@server ~]# whoami

id -a gives similar random results, so my question is what could be happening here?

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The users all have the same user ID? – Oliver Salzburg Oct 4 '12 at 8:18
yes, and I have the same setup on another server which does resolve it to root always – Maarten Oct 4 '12 at 8:36

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