whoami man page

whoami — print effective userid

TL;DR

whoami

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

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See Also

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/whoami>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) whoami invocation'

Referenced By

seccomp(2), whereami(1).

March 2017 GNU coreutils 8.27 User Commands