Users

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This page discusses the command users. If you are looking for a discussion of the general concept of users, try User.

The users command shows who is logged in, by login name.

Provided by

Most (all?) Linux distributions incorporate this from the GNU Coreutils: and use its man page

Related Commands

All of these relate to user information.

  • id - dump UID and GID information.
  • logname - show the login name.
  • whoami - show effective user ID.
  • groups - show groups of the current user.
  • who - show who is logged in from where.

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