pinky

lightweight finger

TLDR

Display details about the current user

$ pinky
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Display details for a specific user

$ pinky [user]
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Display details in the long format

$ pinky [user] -l
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Omit the user's home directory and shell in long format

$ pinky [user] -lb
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Omit the user's project file in long format

$ pinky [user] -lh
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Omit the column headings in short format

$ pinky [user] -f
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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.

REPORTING BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

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

AUTHOR

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

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