WHOAMI(1) BSD General Commands Manual WHOAMI(1)NAMEwhoami — display effective user id
The whoami utility has been obsoleted by the id(1) utility, and is equiv‐
alent to “id -un”. The command “id -p” is suggested for normal interac‐
The whoami utility displays your effective user ID as a name.
The whoami utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.
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