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whoami

Section: User Commands (1)
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NAME

whoami - Displays the user's name  

SYNOPSIS

whoami


 

DESCRIPTION

The whoami command displays the username associated with your current ID.

Unlike who am i, this command tells you what your effective user ID is, and not who is logged on to your tty (it does not use /var/adm/utmp).

If the current user ID is not in the password file, the message Intruder alert is displayed.
 

FILES

Contains usernames and IDs.
 

SEE ALSO

Commands:  who(1)


 

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