rusers - Displays who is logged in to machines on local network

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name rusers
Package version 0.17
Package release 8
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 72 B
Download size 12.32 KB
Official Mirror
The rusers command produces output similar to who, but for the list of hosts
or all machines on the local network.  For each host responding to the rusers
query, the hostname with the names of the users currently logged on is printed
on each line.  The rusers command will wait for one minute to catch late


Package Version Architecture Repository
rusers_0.17-8_amd64.deb 0.17 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
rusers - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package rusers_0.17-8_i386.deb
Source Package netkit-rusers

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install rusers deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install rusers




2010-01-15 - Alberto Gonzalez Iniesta <>
netkit-rusers (0.17-8) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control:
- Added alternative Depends on rpcbind (Closes: #564266)
- Moved netbase Depends to openbsd-inetd | inet-superserver
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.3.
* Moved to debhelper compat 7
2006-11-18 - Alberto Gonzalez Iniesta <>
netkit-rusers (0.17-7) unstable; urgency=low
* The 'update-inetd' batch release.
* Moved to debhelper 4. 
- Created debian/compat. 
- debian/control. Updated debhelper dependency version.
* Added Depends on netbase (since we need update-inetd AND an inetd)
(Closes: #398556)
* Bumped Standards-Version to
2004-11-08 - Alberto Gonzalez Iniesta <>
netkit-rusers (0.17-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Patch rusers_proc.c so that num_users gets reset every time the
function rusers_num is called.
Thanks Christian Bac. (Closes: #278514)
* Changed maintainer email address.
2004-05-19 - Alberto Gonzalez Iniesta <>
netkit-rusers (0.17-5) unstable; urgency=low
* New Maintainer. (Closes: #249711)
2003-10-30 - Herbert Xu <>
netkit-rusers (0.17-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed netkit-rpc/libc build-dependency.
* Depend on debhelper >= 2.
* Removed netbase dependency.
* Removed netstd reference in control.
* Removed build-stamp/install-stamp.
* Fixed warning in rusers.c.
* Fixed warning in rup.c.
* Removed local err/warnx implementation.
2001-09-24 - Herbert Xu <>
netkit-rusers (0.17-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated build-time dependency for rpc (closes: #113257).
* Updated use of time.h and sys/time.h.
2000-09-22 - Herbert Xu <>
netkit-rusers (0.17-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Depend on portmap (closes: #72182).
* Added build-time dependencies.
2000-08-01 - Herbert Xu <>
netkit-rusers (0.17-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (closes: #68041).
1999-10-15 - Herbert Xu <>
netkit-rusers (0.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.
* Initialise fromlen (closes: #21544).

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