Finger is a service providing information about a user of a server. The finger-protocol is deactivated on the most Internet servers due to security reasons. So it makes especially sense for intranets and local host administration.

The output of the finger command depends on the system and less standarized, because the output should be easy to read for humans and not for machines.

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