Alan Pope alan at
Thu Jul 9 20:25:32 UTC 2009

2009/7/9 Dougie Richardson <dougierichardson at>:
> I propose an addition to the style guide to replace this when dealing
> with commands to:
> `whoami`
> For example, to add to the audio group:
> sudo usermod -G audio -a `whoami`

$USER seems more logical to me.

sudo usermod -G audio -a $USER

It also has the benefit that you don't have to try to find the
backtick on the keyboard.


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