PINKY(1) User Commands PINKY(1)
pinky – lightweight finger
pinky [OPTION]… [USER]…
-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
–help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
A lightweight ‘finger’ program; print user information. The utmp file
will be /var/run/utmp.
Written by Joseph Arceneaux, David MacKenzie, and Kaveh Ghazi.
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Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU
GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Full documentation at:
or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) pinky invocation’
GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 PINKY(1)