Latest in the list of Fedora packages is a tiny program I’ve been using for years, called Whereami. Whereami displays information about the machine(location) you are working on. If you are one of those who log in to more than 3-4 machines at the same time and then have arbitrary remote shells and screen(1) sessions open between those machines, Whereami is for you. Whereami displays information like host name, host IP address, current working directory etc.

The package source is accessible from here. And you could install it as

    # yum install whereami

Hope you find it useful…enjoy! 🙂

2 thoughts on “Whereami-1.0

  1. I use a couple of techniques for such a thing:
    – Have hostname and pwd printed on the shell prompt
    – Use screen by default on ssh’ed machines, and have any host-specific info displayed on the screen status bar.

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