pinky (1)

Quick Reference

Print user information using the finger protocol.

  • Display details about the current user:

pinky

  • Display details for a specific user:

pinky {{user}}

  • Display details in the long format:

pinky {{user}} -l

  • Omit the user's home directory and shell in long format:

pinky {{user}} -lb

  • Omit the user's project file in long format:

pinky {{user}} -lh

  • Omit the column headings in short format:

pinky {{user}} -f

NAME

pinky - lightweight finger

SYNOPSIS

pinky [ OPTION]... [USER]...

DESCRIPTION

-l
produce long format output for the specified USERs
-b
omit the user's home directory and shell in long format
-h
omit the user's project file in long format
-p
omit the user's plan file in long format
-s
do short format output, this is the default
-f
omit the line of column headings in short format
-w
omit the user's full name in short format
-i
omit the user's full name and remote host in short format
-q
omit the user's full name, remote host and idle time in short format
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
A lightweight 'finger' program; print user information. The utmp file will be /var/run/utmp.

AUTHOR

Written by Joseph Arceneaux, David MacKenzie, and Kaveh Ghazi.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
 
Report pinky translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/pinky>
 
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) pinky invocation'

Information

Source
Coreutils
OS/version
GNU coreutils 8.29.13-0a854
Source updated
December 2, 2018
Page created
February 9, 2018
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December 2, 2018