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whoami: print effective userid

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

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report whoami translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

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