TTY(1) User Commands TTY(1)
tty – print the file name of the terminal connected to standard input
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
output version information and exit
Written by David MacKenzie.
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Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU
GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
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or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) tty invocation’
GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 TTY(1)