Sometimes it is needed to check what user is executing the bash script and whether the user supplied all required arguments:

#!/bin/bash 
 
display_usage() { 
	echo "This script must be run with super-user privileges." 
	echo -e "\nUsage:\n$0 [arguments] \n" 
	} 
# if less than two arguments supplied, display usage 
	if [  $# -le 1 ] 
	then 
		display_usage
		exit 1
	fi 
 
# check whether user had supplied -h or --help . If yes display usage 
	if [[ ( $# == "--help") ||  $# == "-h" ]] 
	then 
		display_usage
		exit 0
	fi 
 
# display usage if the script is not run as root user 
	if [[ $USER != "root" ]]; then 
		echo "This script must be run as root!" 
		exit 1
	fi 
 
echo "All good !!!"

OUTPUT:

$ ./script.sh 1 
This script must be run with super-user privileges.

Usage: ./script.sh [arguments] 

$ su
Password: 
# ./script.sh 1 2
All good !!!


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