“users” Command Usage in Linux

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This tutorial explains Linux “users” command, options and its usage with examples.

users – print the user names of users currently logged in to the current host

Description :

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Output who is currently logged in according to FILE. If FILE is not specified, use /var/run/utmp. /var/log/wtmp as FILE is common.

Usage :

users [OPTION]… [ FILE ]

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Options :

–help
display this help and exit

Example :

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List logged in users

$ users
abc

Note : As only one user is logged on, hence only one username is displayed, else a space seperated list of users is displayed.

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Manish Bhojasia, a technology veteran with 20+ years @ Cisco & Wipro, is Founder and CTO at Sanfoundry. He is Linux Kernel Developer & SAN Architect and is passionate about competency developments in these areas. He lives in Bangalore and delivers focused training sessions to IT professionals in Linux Kernel, Linux Debugging, Linux Device Drivers, Linux Networking, Linux Storage, Advanced C Programming, SAN Storage Technologies, SCSI Internals & Storage Protocols such as iSCSI & Fiber Channel. Stay connected with him @ LinkedIn