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finger
A computer-operating-system command for accessing limited network-user-account information. Note: Finger is limited to providing information such as the full name of the account holder and address information, intentionally made public by the account holder. Finger is also used to establish the existence of an address and to discover whether or not the account is currently logged on.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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