How to List Users in Linux

Posted by linuxize on Jul 9, 2018 9:19 AM EDT; By linuxize
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Have you ever wanted to list all users in your Linux system or to count the number of users in the system? There are commands to create a user, delete a user, list logged in users, but what is the command to list all users in Linux?

This tutorial will show you how to list users in Linux systems.

Local user information is stored in the `/etc/passwd` file. Each line in this file represents login information for one user. To open the file you can either use `cat` or `less`.

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