login command line tool and its examples

  • About login : To sign on
  • It comes from “util-linux-ng-2.17.2” package.
  • Configuration Files:
  • Path: /bin/login


1. To login to the system

$ login

2. To tell login not to destroy the environment

$ login -p

3. To skip the second login authentication

$ login -f

Related Commands: init, getty, mail, passwd, passwd, environ, shutdown 

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