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Jan 112010
 

Display current login user information

Answer:

To check your Linux username, use whoami

$ whoami

john

To see your User ID (UID), Group ID (GID) and who groups you belong to, use the command id

$ id

uid=1000(john) gid=100(users) groups=33(www-data),100(users)

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