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Old 03-19-2004, 09:40 PM   #1
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who and finger reporting logout users

Ive been having issues with who and finger reporting users that are no longer logged in. I tryed doing pgrep -u (user) to figure out what to kill ... but it doesnt return any pids. Im not sure what caused this in the first place, but i cant manage to get it to go away without rebooting the machine. (these users were logged in through ssh as well as tty1-4). Thanks.
Old 03-20-2004, 12:53 AM   #2
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man ps could help you perform wonders. Alternately, if you are an ncurses kinda dude, you could use whowatch or a similar program. I find it useful for such instances. ps -U username is great as well. Hope that points you in the right direction.


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