Linux w Command
What is Linux w Command?
In this tutorial we learn how to use w command in Linux. w command show who is logged on and what they are doing
w [options] user [...]
w command Examples
To use w command in Linux, we can just type
w. It will provide output similar to below:
03:51:13 up 4 days, 16:35, 1 user, load average: 1,31, 1,22, 1,19 USER TTY FROM LOGIN@ IDLE JCPU PCPU WHAT howtodoj :0 :0 Min18 ?xdm? 41:34m 0.00s /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session --run-script env GNOME_SHELL_SESSION_MODE=ubuntu /usr/bin/gnome-session --systemd --session=ubuntu
w Command Manual / Help
We can use
info command to see the manual page of w command.
w command also have
--help option to show list of options.
To open man page for w command we can use command below. To exit man or info page you can press
To open info page for w command we can use command below.
To open help page from w command we can run command below.
Related Linux Commands
You can read tutorials of related Linux commands below:
In this tutorial we learn how to use w in Linux with practical examples. Visit our Linux Commands guide to learn more about using command line interface in Linux.