How to find out Linux users in Centos 6

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Hi an easy question.  How do I find out the list of users that are available in my CentOS server?
CentOS release 6.2

Thank you
RandallVillalobosAsked:
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deepak_iqCommented:
cat /etc/passwd
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woolmilkporcCommented:
cut -f1 -d":"  /etc/passwd

A "pure shell" solution:

while read line; do echo ${line%%:*} ; done < /etc/passwd
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omarfaridCommented:
if you want list of logged in users then use

who
or
w

if you want to find users names then look at /etc/passwd file in the first field

you can run

awk -F: '{ print $1 }' /etc/passwd
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RandallVillalobosAuthor Commented:
Amazing, I'm enjoying this Linux journey! thanks
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