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Old 09-16-2001, 07:24 PM   #1
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Question My computer won't let anyone write to or finger me

My computer won't let anyone write to or finger me. When I'm on another machine and type

finger user@hostname.domainname,
I get the message
finger: connect: Connection refused.

How do i fix this?

Thanks in advance,


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