whoami-(1) manual page


whoami – print effective userid


whoami [OPTION]…


Print the user name associated with the current effective user ID. Same as id -un.

display this help and exit
output version information and exit


Written by Richard Mlynarik.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.


Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation,Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://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

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.