Updated: 2021/Apr/14


LOGNAME(1)                  General Commands Manual                 LOGNAME(1)

NAME
     logname - display user's login name

SYNOPSIS
     logname

DESCRIPTION
     The logname utility writes the user's login name to standard output
     followed by a newline.

     The logname utility explicitly ignores the LOGNAME and USER environment
     variables because the environment cannot be trusted.

EXIT STATUS
     The logname utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     who(1), whoami(1), getlogin(2)

STANDARDS
     The logname utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.2-1992 ("POSIX.2").

HISTORY
     The logname command appeared in 4.4BSD.

NetBSD 9.99                      June 9, 1993                      NetBSD 9.99