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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. 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(1)							   User Commands							 WHOAMI(1)

whoami - print effective userid SYNOPSIS
Print the user name associated with the current effective user ID. Same as id -un. --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit AUTHOR
Written by Richard Mlynarik. REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <>. COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. SEE ALSO
The full documentation for whoami is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and whoami programs are properly installed at your site, the command info whoami should give you access to the complete manual. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +--------------------+--------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +--------------------+--------------------+ |Availability | SUNWgnu-coreutils | +--------------------+--------------------+ |Interface Stability | Uncommitted | +--------------------+--------------------+ NOTES
Source for GNU coreutils is available on whoami 6.7 December 2006 WHOAMI(1)
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