ODOC: finger

finger — User information lookup program.

Summary:

finger will lookup and show information about users in the local or remote system.

Example:

$ finger — Show currently logged on user’s info.

$ finger user1 — Show info about the user1.

$ finger -s — Show more info about the currently logged on users.

$ finger -l — Show all info about the users in multi-lines.

$ finger @host2 — Show all current logged on users info.

$ finger [email protected] — Show info about user2 on host2.

Note:

  • User can add his/her plans in ~/.plan and projects details in ~/.project file. Finger will show this in output.
  • Remote host should run fingerd to support remote fingering.

Read: man finger

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