Linux Commands: Print current login name


logname-Linux Command

logname command- Print current login name

Syntax: logname

Description: Show current user's login name (as found in /var/run/utmp). This is a near-equivalent to whoami, above.
While logname prints the name of the logged in user, whoami gives the name of the user attached to the current process. As we have just seen, sometimes these are not the same.
Example:

Related: env, groups, hostname, id, uname, users, who

 

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