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Manual Reference Pages  -  TTY (1)

NAME

tty - return user’s terminal name

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Exit Status
See Also
Standards
History

SYNOPSIS

tty [-s]

DESCRIPTION

The tty utility writes the name of the terminal attached to standard input to standard output. The name that is written is the string returned by ttyname(3). If the standard input is not a terminal, the message "not a tty" is written. The options are as follows:
-s Do not write the terminal name; only the exit status is affected when this option is specified. The -s option is deprecated in favor of the "test -t 0" command.

EXIT STATUS

The tty utility exits 0 if the standard input is a terminal, 1 if the standard input is not a terminal, and >1 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO

test(1), ttyname(3)

STANDARDS

The tty utility is expected to be -p1003.2 compatible.

HISTORY

A tty command appeared in AT&T v1 .
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