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5.0 | 3 ratings Rate this file 6 Downloads (last 30 days) File Size: 1.04 KB File ID: #32523 Version: 1.0




Returns the user name or id, as informed by the operating system.

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The code is trivial but worth having as a separate function.

Works under Windows and Linux, presumably also under modern Mac.


Getusername, Get Computer Name/Hostname, and Whoami: A Pedestrian User Id Retriever inspired this file.

MATLAB release MATLAB 7.9 (R2009b)
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31 Jan 2014 Jean Bilheux

Works on Mac. Simple as you said but very useful to get.

31 Jan 2014 Jean Bilheux  
30 Dec 2012 Peter T. S. DeVore

Works under Linux and Windows 7. Thanks.

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