users - Man Page

print the user names of users currently logged in to the current host

Examples (TL;DR)


users [OPTION]... [FILE]


Output who is currently logged in according to FILE. If FILE is not specified, use /var/run/utmp.  /var/log/wtmp as FILE is common.


display this help and exit


output version information and exit


Written by Joseph Arceneaux and David MacKenzie.

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See Also

getent(1), who(1)

Full documentation <>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) users invocation'

Referenced By

rusers(1), utmp(5).

April 2024 GNU coreutils 9.5