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I want to be able to detect the name of a user running a java application. This will not be running via applet in a browser.

           Please post any help for me
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try:

System.getProperty("user.name");

But you'll need to sign the applet.
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one more question, if you dont mind. How do i check if the username is a particular name?
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String username = System.getProperty("user.name");
if (username.equals("JTWolfman"))
{
   // do whatever
}
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thanks man, your a life saver
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No worries, happy I could help.
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