whoami(1) -- Linux man page

 

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

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

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 coreutils whoami

should give you access to the complete manual.