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Obtaining Information About Other Users If you are using Linux on your personal computer at home, you are probably the only user who is logged in to it. However, if you are a Linux user at the Linux server in your company, there can be other users as well. In the latter case, it is good to know that several commands are available to help you in getting information about users who are currently connected to the same machine. To start, there is the users command. This command shows a short list of all users currently authenticated with no further details: nuuk:~ # users linda root root sander If you want more information about the users who are logged in, who is a better option.

This will tell the mail client that you’re done and offer the mail message to the SMTP process on your machine, which will take care of delivering it to the correct user. In Listing 2-7, you can see what happens when using the mail command from the command line. Listing 2-7. Sending Messages with the mail Utility nuuk:~ # mail linda Subject: 4 PM meeting Hi Linda, can we meet at 4 PM? Thanks, root . EOT You can also run the mail utility completely from the command line, without it opening an interface that has you input text.

9. Log out, and log back in again as user Florence. Type ls --help again. You should now see French language output. 10. Type echo’ and press Enter. As the command is incomplete, it will show a > indicating it is waiting for additional input. 11. Use Ctrl-C to stop the command that is waiting. Summary In this chapter, you have learned about the essentials you’ll need to know to work with Linux. The following topics were covered: 26 • History of the Linux operating system • What is open source? • Differences between distributions Chapter 1 ■ Starting Linux Command-Line Administration • Logging in to Linux • Structure of a command, including options and arguments • Piping and redirection • Getting help with man and --help • Working with the shell Based on the information in this chapter, you now have the basic skills that are required to start using some commands.

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