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Computer languages C  +
Documentation note User online manual available at http://www.gnu.org/software/finger/manual/
Full description A modern computing facility consists of onA modern computing facility consists of one user per host, and many hosts per site. To find out about logged on users at another site you must query each host to find out about an individual user. With GNU Finger, a single host is designated the finger "server" host and collects information about who is logged on to other hosts at that site. A user then needs to query only the server host, instead of each host at that site. GNU Finger follows the finger "protocol" (rules for communication) in responding to simple requests, since this protocol is siple. But it can also implement another protocol that lets two finger programs exchange information in a predetermined way; this allows faster and wider bandwidth communication. faster and wider bandwidth communication.
Homepage URL http://www.gnu.org/software/finger/finger.html  +
Interface command-line  +
Internet-application security  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords Internet  + , finger  + , Unix  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 21 February 2008  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 31 January 2001  +
Name Finger  +
Real name Chris Cooper  +
Related projects Fingerd +
Resource URL mailto:bug-finger@gnu.org  + , mailto:cjc@gnu.org  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 219  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 07:20:07  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Short description Lets Unix users exchange information  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use internet-application  + , security  +
User level none  +
Version comment 1.37 stable released 1992-10-28
Version date 28 October 1992  +
Version download http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/finger/finger-1.37.tar.gz  +
Version identifier 1.37  +
Version status stable  +
Has queryThis property is a special property in this wiki. Finger 2 + , Finger 2 + , Finger 2 + , Finger 2 + , Finger 2 + , Finger 2 + , Finger 2 + , Finger 2 + , Finger 2 +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 January 2014 00:06:45  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Entry  +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki. Finger 2 + , Finger 2 + , Finger 2 + , Finger 2 +
EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. cjc@gnu.org  +
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