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Questions tagged [finger]

In computer networking, the Name/Finger protocol and the Finger user information protocol are simple network protocols for the exchange of human-oriented status and user information.

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Is it possible to use finger as a reverse lookup?

Let's say I want to look up who has a particular phone number in my organization, and they're usually listed if you do finger username. Is it possible to do a reverse lookup and get the username/names ...
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2 or 3 Finger Drag in Windows 10?

I got a new MSI GS65 laptop with a precision trackpad. I really want to do a click and drag option with for Photoshop and C4D, ideally if I click the space bar in photoshop and maybe use 2 or 3 ...
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The “other” finger (GECOS fields at /etc/passwd)

in the file /etc/passwd we have the so called GECOS fields (which stands for "General Electric Comprehensive Operating System"), that is: username:password:userid:groupid:gecos:home-dir:shell Where ...
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finger and who command usage

I know that the finger command used to display information about local and remote users. finger --> display users log in on local machine, even if remotely. finger @hostname --> display users log in ...
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Kill user session if from unknown source

I would like to kill ssh connections to my server if they are from a particular 'office' Any ideas how I would do this without using ip-tables? Cheers
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can we check remote login information using finger command

In man page of finger it's showing Finger may be used to look up users on a remote machine. The format is to specify a user as “user@host”, or “@host” so I tried [max@localhost ~]$ finger ...
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'Grep'ing the IP out of a finger command on linux

I am using ssh to access another machine and require the IP from which I am sshing from. Finger gives this, but I don't know how to isolate this from the information given. So far I have: finger | ...
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Why is there a second entry when running 'finger' in Mac OS X

When I run finger on OS X, I see two entries: Login Name TTY Idle Login Time Office Phone user user *con 2d Thu 15:59 user user s00 Sat 23:58 ...