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tech291083
13th May 2007, 01:53 PM
Hi,

I tried the last command and got the following output, can any one please tell me what each piece of information means here, since I am a newbie. Thanks....


[root@localhost ~]# last
root pts/2 Mon May 7 13:39 still logged in
root pts/2 Mon May 7 13:36 - 13:37 (00:00)
root pts/2 Mon May 7 13:36 - 13:36 (00:00)
root pts/2 Mon May 7 13:36 - 13:36 (00:00)
root pts/2 Mon May 7 13:29 - 13:36 (00:06)
root pts/1 Mon May 7 13:28 still logged in
root :0 Mon May 7 13:28 still logged in
reboot system boot 2.6.15-1.2054_FC Mon May 7 13:26 (00:24)

paul matthijsse
13th May 2007, 02:20 PM
hi, type "man last" in a terminal. Among other things it says "Show listing of last logged in users".

Paul.