tty (1)

Quick Reference

Returns terminal name.

  • Print the file name of this terminal:

tty

NAME

tty - print the file name of the terminal connected to standard input

SYNOPSIS

tty [ OPTION]...

DESCRIPTION

Print the file name of the terminal connected to standard input.
-s, --silent, --quiet
print nothing, only return an exit status
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
 
Report tty translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/tty>
 
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) tty invocation'

Information

Source
Coreutils
OS/version
GNU coreutils 8.29.13-0a854
Source updated
December 2, 2018
Page created
February 9, 2018
Page generated
December 2, 2018