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

NAME
whoami -- display effective user id SYNOPSIS
whoami DESCRIPTION
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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