WHO(1) User Commands WHO(1)
who - show who is logged on
who [OPTION]... [ FILE | ARG1 ARG2 ]
Print information about users who are currently logged in. -a, --all same as -b -d --login -p -r -t -T -u -b, --boot time of last system boot -d, --dead print dead processes -H, --heading print line of column headings -l, --login print system login processes --lookup attempt to canonicalize hostnames via DNS -m only hostname and user associated with stdin -p, --process print active processes spawned by init -q, --count all login names and number of users logged on -r, --runlevel print current runlevel -s, --short print only name, line, and time (default) -t, --time print last system clock change -T, -w, --mesg add user's message status as +, - or ? -u, --users list users logged in --message same as -T --writable same as -T --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit If FILE is not specified, use /var/run/utmp. /var/log/wtmp as FILE is common. If ARG1 ARG2 given, -m presumed: 'am i' or 'mom likes' are usual.
Written by Joseph Arceneaux, David MacKenzie, and Michael Stone.
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Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/who> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) who invocation'
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Pages that refer to this page: last(1), users(1), utmpdump(1), w(1), utmp(5)