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GNU jwhois
Jwhois is a client for the WHOIS protocol, a tool allowing users to query the owner of a domain name. The program uses an extensible configuration file to determine the most appropriate Whois server, using either regular expressions or CIDR blocks.

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Download version 4.0 (stable)
released on 1 July 2007

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GPLv3orlaterJanet Casey6 July 2001

Leaders and contributors

Jonas Oberg Maintainer
Peter Karlsson Maintainer
Peter Karlsson Contributor

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 November 2015.


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