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User information lookup program. More information:

  • Display information about currently logged in users:


  • Display information about a specific user:

finger {{username}}

  • Display the user's login name, real name, terminal name, and other information:

finger -s

  • Produce multiline output format displaying same information as -s as well as user's home directory, home phone number, login shell, mail status, etc.:

finger -l

  • Prevent matching against user's names and only use login names:

finger -m