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Old 11-22-2009, 06:06 PM   #1
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Red face Cannot find this one in the book..

27. Know the name of a utility that determines that the user is logged on to a specific machine.

I cannot seem to find the answer to this little exam question in my big arsed textbook. By utility it is asking for the command to use in CLI.

Any tips?
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man -k user
Read the descriptions of the commands, pick likely candidates
and try to use them to see what they do.

Old 11-22-2009, 07:02 PM   #3
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Thank ye.

I'll pop up Gnome and give it a go.
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w - Show who is logged on and what they are doing.
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last - will show you the users who are currently logged in along with various other information


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