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WHOAMI(1)								FSF								 WHOAMI(1)

NAME
whoami - print effective userid
SYNOPSIS
whoami [OPTION]...
DESCRIPTION
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 <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.
COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE.
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. GNU coreutils 4.5.3 February 2003 WHOAMI(1)