whoami

Print the current user id and name.

Syntax
      whoami [options]

Options
   --help      Display Help
   --version   Display program version info

whoami produces the same result as the id -un command (the id command by default provides more detailed information)

"He travels the fastest who travels alone" ~ Rudyard Kipling

Related:

id - Print user and group id's
who -Print all usernames currently logged in
Equivalent Windows command: %username%


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