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whoami(1) [bsd man page]

WHOAMI(1)						      General Commands Manual							 WHOAMI(1)

NAME
whoami - print effective current user id SYNOPSIS
whoami DESCRIPTION
Whoami prints who you are. It works even if you are su'd, while `who am i' does not since it uses /var/run/utmp. FILES
/etc/passwd Name data base SEE ALSO
who (1) 3rd Berkeley Distribution November 27, 1996 WHOAMI(1)

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whoami(1B)					     SunOS/BSD Compatibility Package Commands						whoami(1B)

NAME
whoami - display the effective current username SYNOPSIS
/usr/ucb/whoami DESCRIPTION
whoami displays the login name corresponding to the current effective user ID. If you have used su to temporarily adopt another user, whoami will report the login name associated with that user ID. whoami gets its information from the geteuid and getpwuid library routines (see getuid and getpwnam(3C), respectively). FILES
/etc/passwd username data base ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWscpu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
su(1M), who(1), getuid(2), getpwnam(3C), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 14 Sep 1992 whoami(1B)

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