w shows phantom user

Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
# 1  
w shows phantom user

When i use "w" command, It list some users with "-" command. That means these use already logout,but still in the system somewhere, no process but list under the "w" and "who" command.How can i get rid of these user. Can anybody help me out.thanks a lot

# 2  
the output of "w" like :
06:13PM up 36 days, 23:26, 13 users, load average: 0.13, 0.40, 0.54
User tty login@ idle JCPU PCPU what
test pts/26 Thu11AM 1day 0 0 -
# 3  
Looks like there is only one user logged in, and that would be you!
To get rid of the user, log out ;0)
Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

Test Your Knowledge in Computers #953
Difficulty: Medium
A memory-resident virus installs itself as part of the operating system when executed, after which it remains in RAM from the time the computer is booted up to when it is shut down.
True or False?

8 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

Write a shell script that upon invocation shows the time and date and lists all the logged-in user

help me (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sonu pandey
1 Replies

2. Programming

Phantom Arrays in PL/SQL

Having issue with an oracle stored procedure that fetches 5k array size to an down stream application using oracle client interface. It is creating phantom arrays and keeps sending arrays that do not exist to begin with and congesting the connections. This happened when we upgraded from oracle... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mrn6430
1 Replies

3. Cybersecurity

Can't access my device DJI Phantom 3 which uses UNIX. Need Help please!

Equipment: DJI Phantom 3 I have the root and passwords access, but I cannot find out how to access the equipment. There is a USB port going to a miniUSB that connects to the equipment, but on Windows is detecting the connection as being a Serial Port (COM3). I need some help in order to gain... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: nobr3ga
5 Replies

4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Phantom Protocol Configuration File

I've been trying to set up the phantom protocol just to try it out. I compiled it fine, but when I ran it I got an error that the configuration file wouldn't load. I found that file didn't exist, so I created it with a blank file, but got this: ./phantom Loading configuration file... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Azrael
4 Replies

5. Red Hat

Phantom space usage in /

Hi everyone, Got an interesting one (well, interesting to me) I have a box with a 5Gb / mount point. Checking for large files I found nothing and in fact when I did a full du I found that there was only 1.6Gb in use! And yet 100% used in / So there's an unaccounted 3.4Gb somewhere! The... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: keefbaker
3 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

repquota -g shows USER only. Groups created are not shown

Guys , i have created diskquota on group and user, however when i use repquota /home i get the user names and the quota values all right, however when i set one for a group i cant check it with repquota -g. help pls (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: dplate07
0 Replies

7. AIX

I created a phantom file now i can't delete it?

Ok, somehow i've managed to create two .ksh files with the same name. Impossible i know but somehow i did it by mistake... I was actually copying a file and renaming it as something else but as i was typing the copy name i hit the delete key by mistake and got the ^? characters in the file name... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Jazmania
9 Replies

8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Kill phantom jobs automatically?

Hello, now I have the following problem: I want to kill phantom jobs automatically every minute, for example with a shellscript. How can I secure identify, which process is a phantom job? I hope someone has a great idea. Thank you very much. (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Cyberface
5 Replies

Featured Tech Videos