Administrative/System
FINGER

finger without any parameters displays information about all logged in users.
finger -h provides the same information except the Office Location and Phone are replaced by the remote host
finger username provides detailed information about the users whose login = username and whose Full Name contains the string username
finger -m usernameprovides detailed information about the users whose login = username.

The variations in display format are shown below:
FreeBSD
finger
LoginNameTTYIdleLoginTimeOfficePhone
JoeJoe Whosit*v11:11Wed20:44location###-####
JeffJeff Whatsit*v0 Wed20:44location###-####

finger joe
Login : joeName : joe whosit
Directory : /home/joeShell : /bin/sh
Office : joe's office location, Office PhoneHome Phone : xxx-xxx-xxxx
Last Login Wed Jan 21 20:43 (EST) on ttyv0
No Mail
No Plan


OpenBSD
finger
LoginNameTTYIdleLogin TimeOfficePhone
JoeJoe Whosit*c1- Wed 20:44location###-####
JeffJeff Whatsitp12 Wed 20:44location###-####

finger joe
Login : joeName : joe whosit
Directory : /home/joeShell : /bin/sh
Office : joe's office location, office phoneHome Phone : xxx-xxx-xxxx
On Since Wed Jan 21 20:43 (EST) on ttyv0
No Mail
No Plan


NetBSD
finger
LoginNameTTYIdleLoginTimeOfficePhone
JoeJoe Whosit*co-Wed20:44location###-####

finger joe
Login : joeName : joe whosit
Directory : /home/joeShell : /bin/sh
Office : joe's office location, office phoneHome Phone : xxx-xxx-xxxx
Last Login Wed Jan 21 20:43 (EST) on ttyv0
No Mail
No Plan


Linux
finger
LoginNameTTYIdleLoginTimeOfficePhone
JoeJoe Whosittty1 Wed20:44location###-####
JeffJeff Whatsitpts/01:20Wed20:44(server) 

finger joe
Login : joeName : joe whosit
Directory : /home/joeShell : /bin/sh
Office : joe's office location, office phoneHome Phone : xxx-xxx-xxxx
On Since Wed Jan 21 20:43 (EST) on tty1
Mail last read Sat Jan 24 04:31 2004 (EST)
No Plan



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