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Old 04-27-2015, 08:12 AM   #1
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finger


hi guys, trying to learn the terminal.

im typing man -k user and i thought I would be able to find the finger command to study the syntax but its not there. do i have t install something to see the finger command?
 
Old 04-27-2015, 09:03 AM   #2
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Check this online man page on finger.
 
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Old 04-27-2015, 09:04 AM   #3
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It should show in the list, does on my machine. For how to use finger try: man finger for explanations.
 
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Old 04-27-2015, 09:18 AM   #4
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man finger gives me 'no manual entry for finger'
 
Old 04-27-2015, 09:23 AM   #5
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in that case finger was probably not installed
 
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Old 04-27-2015, 09:29 AM   #6
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thank you. i thought finger would be installed by default with the linux kernel. i just installed it and there it is!
thank you
 
Old 04-27-2015, 09:31 AM   #7
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glad to help you. It looks like it lost its importance.
 
  


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