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WHOAMI(1)						    BSD General Commands Manual 						 WHOAMI(1)

whoami -- display effective user id SYNOPSIS
The whoami utility has been obsoleted by the id(1) utility, and is equivalent to ``id -un''. The command ``id -p'' is suggested for normal interactive use. The whoami utility displays your effective user ID as a name. EXIT STATUS
The whoami utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs. SEE ALSO
id(1) BSD
June 6, 1993 BSD

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

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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