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    6.0.0 • Public • Published

    username

    Get the username of the current user

    This module is meant for informational purposes and not for secure identification.

    Install

    $ npm install username
    

    This package only works in Node.js, not in browsers.

    Usage

    import {username} from 'username';
    
    console.log(await username());
    //=> 'sindresorhus'

    API

    It first tries to get the username from the SUDO_USER LOGNAME USER LNAME USERNAME environment variables. Then falls back to $ id -un on macOS / Linux and $ whoami on Windows, in the rare case none of the environment variables are set. The result is cached.

    username()

    Returns a Promise<string> with the username.

    usernameSync()

    Returns the username.

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    Install

    npm i username

    DownloadsWeekly Downloads

    118,594

    Version

    6.0.0

    License

    MIT

    Unpacked Size

    5.85 kB

    Total Files

    5

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    Collaborators

    • sindresorhus