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lchfn - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

lchfn - Change finger information

SYNOPSIS

lchfn [OPTION]... [user]

DESCRIPTION

Displays and allows changing information about user that is available using the finger(1) command (usually stored in the "gecos" field of /etc/passwd).

If the user argument is not provided, username of the invoking user is used; the user argument is ignored if lchfn is run set-uid to a different user.

Entering an empty string (by pressing Enter) at a prompt is interpreted as accepting a default value; to erase an attribute (or to use an empty string as the attribute value), enter a single dot character.

OPTIONS

TagDescription
-i, --interactive
  Ask all questions when connecting to the user database, even if default answers are set up in libuser configuration.

EXIT STATUS

The exit status is 0 on success, 1 on error.

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