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finger(1)							     finger(1)

       finger - user information lookup program

       [options] user_name ...

       By default, lists for each user_name on the system:

	      ·	 Login name,
	      ·	 Full given name,
	      ·	 Terminal write status (if write permission is denied),
	      ·	 Idle time,
	      ·	 Login time,
	      ·	 User's home directory and login shell,
	      ·	 Any plan the user has placed in file in their home directory,
	      ·	 Project  on  which they are working from the file also in the
		 home directory,
	      ·	 office location and phone number (if known),
	      ·	 last time the user received the mail, and last time the  user
		 read the mail.

       Idle  time  is in minutes if listed as a single integer, hours and min‐
       utes if a is present, or days and hours if a is present.	 Account names
       as well as first and last names of users are accepted.

       can  also  be  used  to list users on a remote machine.	The format for
       user_name is user_name@host.  If user_name is not specified, the remote
       system  (HP-UX or non-HP-UX) uses its default standard format for list‐
       ing user information.

       recognizes the following options:

	      Suppress printing the user's home directory and shell.

	      Suppress printing the header that is normally printed
			in a short-format printout.

	      Suppress printing the
			file in a long-format printout.

	      Force ``idle'' output format.
			Similar to short format except	that  only  the	 login
			name, terminal, login time, and idle time are printed.

	      Force long output format.

	      Match arguments only on user name.

	      Suppress printing of the

	      Force quick output format.
			Similar	 to  short  format  except that only the login
			name, terminal, and login time are printed.

	      Print the user's host name.

	      Force short output format.

	      Suppress printing the full name in a short-format printout.

       Only the first line of the file is printed.

       was developed by the University of California, Berkeley.

       who file
       last login file
       for users names, offices, ...
       mail directory

       chfn(1), who(1), utmpd(1M).


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