Linux Commands: Print filename of terminal on stdin


tty-Linux Command

tty command- Print filename of terminal on stdin

Syntax:  tty [option]...

Description: The tty command returns the filename of the terminal connected to standard input. This comes in two formats on the Linux systems I have used, either "/dev/tty4" or "/dev/pts/2". I've used several methods over time, but the simplest I've found so far (probably both Linux- and Bash-2.x specific) is temp=$(tty) ; echo ${temp:5}. This removes the first five characters of the tty output, in this case "/dev/".

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Related: env, hostname , id, logname, uname, users, who, whoami

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