Meaning of FINGER in English

FINGER

< tool > A Unix program that displays information about a particular user or all users logged on the system, or a remote system. Finger typically shows full name, last login time, idle time, terminal line, and terminal location (where applicable). It may also display a plan file left by the user (see also Hacking X for Y ). Some versions take a "-l" (long) argument which yields more information.

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(2002-10-06)

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