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Old 09-29-2005, 02:03 PM   #1
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How do I list all users (even those not logged in)

I have checked out the man pages on w, who, finger and cannot find anything that will tell me all the users of a system. They all list logged on users.

How do I get a listing of all the users?

Is there a way to do this for an entire domain?


Old 09-29-2005, 02:49 PM   #2
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hi there,
can help..
Old 09-29-2005, 05:45 PM   #3
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As slackie1000 mentioned the usernames exist in /etc/passwd.

If you try
cat /etc/passwd | cut -d ":" -f1
you will get all the names of the users in the system you want.
This also includes daemons/special accounts.


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