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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for chfn (redhat section 1)

CHFN(1) 			      Linux Reference Manual				  CHFN(1)

NAME
       chfn - change your finger information

SYNOPSIS
       chfn  [ -f full-name ]  [ -o office ]  [ -p office-phone ] [ -h home-phone ] [ -u ] [ -v ]
       [ username ]

DESCRIPTION
       chfn is used to change your  finger  information.   This  information  is  stored  in  the
       /etc/passwd  file,  and is displayed by the finger program.  The Linux finger command will
       display four pieces of information that can be changed by chfn : your real name, your work
       room and phone, and your home phone.

   COMMAND LINE
       Any  of the four pieces of information can be specified on the command line.  If no infor-
       mation is given on the command line, chfn enters interactive mode.

   INTERACTIVE MODE
       In interactive mode, chfn will prompt for each field.  At a prompt, you can enter the  new
       information,  or just press return to leave the field unchanged.  Enter the keyword "none"
       to make the field blank.

OPTIONS
       -f, --full-name
	      Specify your real name.

       -o, --office
	      Specify your office room number.

       -p, --office-phone
	      Specify your office phone number.

       -h, --home-phone
	      Specify your home phone number.

       -u, --help
	      Print a usage message and exit.

       -v, --version
	      Print version information and exit.

SEE ALSO
       finger(1), passwd(5)

AUTHOR
       Salvatore Valente <svalente@mit.edu>

chfn					 October 13 1994				  CHFN(1)


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