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Old 02-05-2002
Question redirecting username to finger

Hi, I have a file named 'uname' that contains just an username and try to redirect the content of the file to finger:

$cat uname | finger

But finger always shows info for all users, instead of just the one I have in the file.

I would appreciate any help.

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Old 02-05-2002
Try finger `cat uname` (the ` are backquotes).
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Old 02-06-2002
MySQL Thanks!

Thanks, wizard, it works perfectly.
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