gives the login name of the user who invoked the Wolfram Language kernel, as recorded by the operating system.
- On Unix and similar operating systems, $Username is derived from the UID associated with the Wolfram Language kernel process.
- On operating systems where no login name can be found, $Username is None.
- For compatibility with code written prior to Version 12 of the Wolfram Language, the value of $Username is also stored in the variable $UserName.
Basic Examples (1)
Wolfram Research (1996), $Username, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$Username.html (updated 2019).
Wolfram Language. 1996. "$Username." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2019. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$Username.html.
Wolfram Language. (1996). $Username. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$Username.html