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What is tty7 in the commandline?

Why when I type the command who does it show

my_username tty7
my_username pts/0

Shouldn't it just show one? Why am I logged in twice? And what is the difference between tty7 and pts/0?

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marked as duplicate by Marco Ceppi Feb 2 '12 at 17:48

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Searched for tty on the site yet? One here:… – user8290 Feb 2 '12 at 0:08

The difference between the two is actually the answer to both questions posed. See

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